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Rhyme's challenge : hip hop, poetry, and contemporary rhyming culture

Author: David Caplan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book makes a spirited argument for hip-hop as an important form of contemporary American poetry. It discusses hip-hop artists such as Eminem, Jay-Z, and Kanye West alongside canonical poets like Shakespeare, Wordsworth, and Auden. This book is penned in an accessible style that will appeal to general readers and students interested in hip hop and/or contemporary poetry. It offers an overview of three prominent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Caplan
ISBN: 9780195337129 0195337123 9780195337136 0195337131
OCLC Number: 861754946
Description: viii, 178 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: because it rhymes --
Reduced to rhyme: contemporary doggerel --
The art of rhymed insult --
Making love in mirrors: hip-hop seduction verse --
The inheritors of hip hop: reclaiming rhyme --
Conclusion: on the present and future of rhyme.
Responsibility: David Caplan.
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This book makes a spirited argument for hip-hop as an important form of contemporary American poetry. It discusses hip-hop artists such as Eminem, Jay-Z, and Kanye West alongside canonical poets like Shakespeare, Wordsworth, and Auden. This book is penned in an accessible style that will appeal to general readers and students interested in hip hop and/or contemporary poetry. It offers an overview of three prominent rhymes favored by hip hop artists: doggerel, insult, and seduction.

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A refreshingly serious and stimulating consideration of the formal tendencies of hip hop, Caplan's study infuses previous readings of hip hop's social concerns and historical situations with an Read more...

 
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