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The Resource The cultural politics of slam poetry : race, identity, and the performance of popular verse in America, Susan B. A. Somers-Willett, (electronic resource)

The cultural politics of slam poetry : race, identity, and the performance of popular verse in America, Susan B. A. Somers-Willett, (electronic resource)

Label
The cultural politics of slam poetry : race, identity, and the performance of popular verse in America
Title
The cultural politics of slam poetry
Title remainder
race, identity, and the performance of popular verse in America
Statement of responsibility
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Somers-Willett, Susan B. A.
Dewey number
808.5/45
LC call number
PN4151
LC item number
.S67 2009
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Performance poetry
  • American poetry
  • Race in literature
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature
  • Oral interpretation of poetry
  • Poetry slams
  • Poetry
Label
The cultural politics of slam poetry : race, identity, and the performance of popular verse in America, Susan B. A. Somers-Willett, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-178) and index
Contents
On page and stage: slam poetry as a genre -- Poetry and the people: the cultural tensions of American popular verse in performance -- I sing the body authentic: slam poetry and the cultural politics of performing identity -- "Commercial niggas like me": spoken word poetry, hip-hop, and the racial politics of going mainstream
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000415284
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780472050598
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009004564
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000415284
Label
The cultural politics of slam poetry : race, identity, and the performance of popular verse in America, Susan B. A. Somers-Willett, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-178) and index
Contents
On page and stage: slam poetry as a genre -- Poetry and the people: the cultural tensions of American popular verse in performance -- I sing the body authentic: slam poetry and the cultural politics of performing identity -- "Commercial niggas like me": spoken word poetry, hip-hop, and the racial politics of going mainstream
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000415284
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780472050598
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009004564
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000415284

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