Blues on My Mind

Waiting: Bessie Smith's "In the House Blues"

July 03, 2018 Season 1 Episode 2
Blues on My Mind
Waiting: Bessie Smith's "In the House Blues"
Chapters
Blues on My Mind
Waiting: Bessie Smith's "In the House Blues"
Jul 03, 2018 Season 1 Episode 2
Julia B Simon
Analysis of waiting in Bessie Smith's "In the House Blues"
Show Notes
How do the women's "classic" blues represent time? What might waiting mean for a woman during the Great Depression? Discussion and analysis of Bessie Smith's "In the House Blues."