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Author: Jayne Cortez

Jayne Cortez (1936-2012) was the author of eleven books of poetry and performer of her poems with music on nine recordings. Her voice was celebrated for its political, surrealistic, dynamic innovations in lyricism, and visceral sound. Cortez presented her work and ideas at universities, museums, and festivals around the world.

Jazz Fan Looks Back
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Jazz Fan Looks Back

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Poetry. African American Studies. "Jayne Cortez understands beter than most how to make spoken words and images swing and rock."—Gene Seymour"If you haven't read Jayne Cortez you're missing some of the best that life has to offer. Here is always a c...

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Jazz Fan Looks Back
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Jazz Fan Looks Back

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Poetry. African American Studies. "Jayne Cortez understands beter than most how to make spoken words and images swing and rock."—Gene Seymour"If you haven't read Jayne Cortez you're missing some of the best that life has to offer. Here is always a c...

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On the Imperial Highway: New and Selected Poems
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On the Imperial Highway: New and Selected Poems

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Poetry. African American Studies. "Cortez has been and continues to be an explorer, probing the valleys and chasms of human existence. No ravine is too perilous, no abyss too threatening for Jayne Cortez."—Maya Angelou"If you haven't read Jayne Cort...

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On the Imperial Highway: New and Selected Poems
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On the Imperial Highway: New and Selected Poems

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Poetry. African American Studies. "Cortez has been and continues to be an explorer, probing the valleys and chasms of human existence. No ravine is too perilous, no abyss too threatening for Jayne Cortez."—Maya Angelou"If you haven't read Jayne Cort...

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