Articles tagged ben ratliff

Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff

Ratliff eschews the typical trappings of routine biography to plumb more profound ideas of musical language, identity, and influence.

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7 Jan 2008 // 8:59 PM

Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff

Story of a Sound isn't just the story of a sound. It's a piece of jazz criticism that passionately questions and enhances the role of jazz criticism.

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The Romantic Nightmare in Alfred Döblin's 'Bright Magic'

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"The stories in this collection are circular, puzzling; they often end as cruelly as they do quietly, the characters and their journeys extinguished with poisonous calm.

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