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Who Set You Flowin?The African-American Migration Narrative$
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Farah Jasmine Griffin

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780195088960

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195088960.001.0001

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New Directions for the Migration Narrative: Thoughts on Jazz

New Directions for the Migration Narrative: Thoughts on Jazz

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(p.184) 5 New Directions for the Migration Narrative: Thoughts on Jazz
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Who Set You Flowin?
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Farah Jasmine Griffin

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195088960.003.0006

The chapter focuses on summarizing the points clarified in this book by reviewing a single migration narrative, Tomi Morrison's novel — Jazz. The literary form depicts the positive and negative effects of migration. Such phenomenon ends in crisis and creativity for the African Americans.

Keywords:   African American, Jazz, Toni Morrison, migration, creativity, migration narrative, novel

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