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Literatur und Musik in Sam Greenlee: The Spook Who Sat by the Door
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Henry Thoreau (S.63)
"marking time to a distant drummer"; bei Thoreau: "he hears a different drummer".
Rob Roy (S.64)
= Robert Macgregor, 1671 – 1734, schottischer Geächteter; Roman von Walter Scott: Rob Roy.
RobRob Roy on the Web, a guide and directory to resources on the Scottish hero Robert "Roy" MacGregor (1671-1734) and his image in literature and film.
Langston Hughes (S.76)
Gedicht: "Laughing to Keep from Crying" 1st ed. New York: Holt, 1952.
Arna Bontemps: “Nocturne at Bethesda”
Arnaud ("Arna") Wendell Bontemps, 13. Oktober 1902, Alexandria, Louisiana – 4. Juni 1973
In 1927 gewann er den Opportunity Alexander Pushkin Award zum 2.Mal und den NAACP's Crisis Poetry Contest für sein Gedicht “Nocturne At Bethesda”. Daraus läßt Sam Greenlee seinen Protagonisten Dan Freeman fünf Zeilen rezitieren (S.89):
"Why do we wait so long on the marble steps,
blood falling from our open wounds?
And why do our black faces search the empty sky?
Is there something we have forgotten?
Something we have lost wandering in strange lands?"
Arna BontempsArna BontempsArna Bontemps"About Arna Bontemps' Poetry"
Arthur Miller (S.103)
Willi Loman ist die Hauptperson im Drama "Death of a Salesman"
Horatio Alger (S.141)
Pronounced as: aljr , 1834 Revere, Mass. – 1899, American writer of boys' stories
Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger AssociationHoratio AlgerHoratio Alger SocietyHoratio AlgerHoratio Alger, Jr. Resources
Jazz, Blues, Pop
Dan Freeman: "Man, it's all there if you listen. You can't find your history in the white man's books. If you want to know your history, listen to your music" (S.88).
Nur genannt werden in dieser Reihenfolge: Thelonius Monk, Johnny Griffin, Charlie Mingus, Sonny Stitt, Miles Davis, greenlee Dinah Washington, Lester "Pres" Young, Dizzy "Diz" Gillespie, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins, Otis Redding, James Brown, Esther Philips, The Supremes, Ray Charles.
Folgende Songs werden genannt:
Big Bill Broonzy "If you're white, all right; if you're brown, hang around; if you're black, get back" (S.143)
greenlee John Coltrane "My Favourite Things" (S.175), soll natürlich "Favorite" heißen; englischer Verlag!
Miles Davis "My Funny Valentine" (S.174)
Dionne Warwick "Walk On By" (S.95)
Muddy Waters "Hoochie Coochie Man" (S.140)
——— "I'm ready" (S147)
Billie Holiday: (S.85, S.182) greenlee "God Bless the Child"
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