adventuresomeness


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A second theory sees youth as the new style of consumer economy and part of an age of affluence in which the sensuality, abandon and adventuresomeness of rock 'n' roll caught on in part because youth in the 1950s had more money, more time for leisure and were living in a more secure world that allowed latitude for wildness and risk.
But the measure of influence will depend upon how vigorously African American artists persist in utilizing African-inspired traditions to pursue what the poet/scholar Nathaniel Mackey has observed in vanguard jazz--"the adventuresomeness, the risk-taking, the inclination to move into uncharted and undefined areas, the less-conventionalized and commodified areas" (qtd.
Working-class women's sexual adventuresomeness inspired a sense of social disorder so profound that their bids for independence triggered a staggering array of punitive responses.