Synesthetic Rhythms: African American Music and Dance Through Parisian Eyes
- Jazz Age Josephine. PRIOR, LORI ANN; WI LLSON, ANGELI MARI E // Journal of Children's Literature;Spring2013, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p57
The article reviews the book "Jazz Age Josephine" by Jonah Winter and illustrated by Marjorie Priceman.
- JO BAKER'S FABULOUS WARDROBE. // Ebony;Jul1964, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p104
The article focuses on the life of dancer Josephine Baker, and presents photographs her several dresses including a coat in African motif, a black slack and a silk taffeta dress.
- No one did Paris quite like Josephine Baker. Bowles, Hamish; Story, Richard David // Vogue;May2000, Vol. 190 Issue 5, p182
Profiles dancer Josephine Baker. Success as a member of the 1921's 'Shuffle Along'; Role as a champion of civil rights.
- Black Venus. // Time;4/21/1975, Vol. 105 Issue 16, p63
The article reflects on the life and the dancing and music career of Josephine Baker. It states that Baker became famous internationally as a stage cabaret performer. It indicates that due to her popularity and fame, she had received about 40,000 love letters and 1192 proposals of marriage. It...
- Big In Europe. Meares, Joel // Wired;Apr2012, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p52
The article explains why American-born singer and dancer Josephine Baker was popular in Europe but snubbed in the U.S. It notes that Baker's rise in Europe dovetailed with an African art craze and cites other U.S. acts that capture a European moment. Her 1936 homecoming performance after a...
- Colonial, Postcolonial, and Diasporic Readings of Josephine Baker as Dancer and Performance Artist. Henderson, Mae Gwendolyn // S&F Online;Fall2007/Spring2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p3
This article examine Josephine Baker's eroticized and parodized dance performances as a set of mediating, self-constituting and potentially oppositional practices shaped within the context of African American vernacular and diasporic culture. It also establishes Baker's agency as a...
- The St. Louis woman of Paris. Ward, Geoffrey C. // American Heritage;Nov89, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p14
Profiles Paris, France music-hall dancer Josephine Baker. Discussion of "Chasing a Rainbow: The Life of Josephine Baker," a television documentary which was shown on the Public Broadcasting Station (PBS); Biographical information on Baker, who began her life in a black slum in St. Louis,...
- Jazz Age Josephine. // Publishers Weekly;11/28/2011, Vol. 258 Issue 48, p55
The article reviews the book "Jazz Age Josephine," by Jonah Winter.
- Jazz Age Josephine. Elam, Mary // School Library Journal;Jan2012, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p143
A review of the book "Jazz Age Josephine," written by Jonah Winter and illustrated by Marjorie Priceman is presented.