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The spoken word revolution : slam, hip-hop & the poetry of a new generation

Author: Marc Kelly Smith; Mark Eleveld
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks MediaFusion, ©2003.
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Describes how contemporary poetry intended to be spoken out loud has brought about a revitalization of interest in poetry, and presents works by more than forty leading poets.
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spoken word revolution.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks MediaFusion, c2003
(OCoLC)605647651
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Kelly Smith; Mark Eleveld
ISBN: 1402200374 9781402200373 1402202466 9781402202469
OCLC Number: 51505325
Performer(s): Sound disc: Narrator, Marc Smith.
Description: xiii, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Prologue --
Essay : Poems on the page, poems in the air ; Introduction to poetry / Billy Collins --
alchemy / Regie Gibson --
pt. 1. The beat remnants --
Introduction --
Poem for the root doctor of rock n roll ; Chicago / Quincy Troupe, Jr. --
Chicago / Kent Foreman --
Before I read this poem / George David Miller --
I am going to start living like a mystic ; Song ; Ocean of grass ; The burning of the midnight lamp / Edward Hirsch --
from eulogy of jimi christ / Regie Gibson --
To Dorothy ; To no one in particular / Marvin Bell --
Anodyne ; Blue Light Lounge sutra for the performance poets at Harold Park Hotel / Yusef Komunyakaa --
pt. 2. Hip hop --
Introduction --
funknawlegy / Regie Gibson --
Essay : Hip hop poetry ; Hip hop hollas / Jerry Quickley --
48 hours after you left / DJ Renegade --
Rock'n'roll be a Black woman ; A mixed message / Tara Betts --
The hand has turned / Celena Glenn --
Hear O' Israel / Kevin Coval --
Amethyst rocks ; Essay : The future of language / Saul Williams --
pt. III. Performance art --
Introduction --
Essay : Performance art, performance poetry, the two sisters / Jean Howard --
worship ; Evolution / Cin Salach --
Television / Todd Alcott --
Dancing in your mother's skin ; Dollmaker / Jean Howard --
Hemingway afternoon ; Sirens at the mill / Lisa Buscani --
Essay : Performance art : blood, ice skates, and coyotes in the 20th century / Gregory Harms --
pt. IV. Competitive poetry/Taos --
Introduction --
Essay : Poetic pugilism ; So Edgar Allan Poe was in this car ; I hear there are poets here ; Patience / Terry Jacobus --
The fight game ; Sports teams / Peter Rabbit --
Welcome to the revolution ; Elephant song / Daniel S. Solis --
Essay : The Taos poetry circus / Anne MacNaughton --
Defending Walt Whitman ; Song of ourself ; Totem sonnets ; Marriage ; Inside Dachau / Sherman Alexie --
Untitled ; On drunkenness / Andrei Codrescu --
pt. 5. Slam --
Essay : About slam poetry ; Cat on a coffin ; The father has faded : a gambling rogation ; Dusty blues ; Street musician ; Pull the next one up / Marc Smith --
Essay : The poetry scene : no one way / Marvin Bell --
prayer ; it's a teenage thang ; in the year i loved your mother / Regie Gibson --
Essay : Once a "virgin, virgin" at the green mill / Richard Prince --
Low down in the Get Me High Lounge / Michael Warr --
The ice worm / Michael R. Brown --
What I said to the man installing the hot tub / Brenda Moossy --
XXX ; LXXIV / Michael Kadela --
Belated valentine : a work in progress / Steve Marsh --
Essay : About 2 poets / Thomas Lux --
Careful what you ask for ; Cartalk : a love poem ; Essay : Degrees of difficulty / Jack McCarthy --
The passion tree ; Dear America ; The abandoned factory of sense ; The foxhole manifesto / Jeffrey McDaniel --
Essay : Around & in the scene ; DisClaimer ; Praise poem for slam : why slam causes pain and is a good thing ; Performance poem / Bob Holman --
Peter meets the wolf ; Hansel tells Gretel of the witch / Regie Cabico --
How to write a political poem ; Like Lilly like Wilson / Taylor Mali --
Howl ; Love / Beau Sia --
And then she ; Building Nicole's mama ; My mother learns English ; A motherfucker too / Patricia Smith --
how do we spell freedom, the weusi alphabeti method ; ...Naming and other Christian things / Roger Bonair-Agard --
Beethoven / Shane Koyczan --
pt. 6. The youth speak --
Introduction --
Weekends ; Hillside ; Keepsake ; Lullaby ; Matinee ; Untitled / Viggo Mortensen --
Essay : Crossing boundaries, crossing cultures : poetry, performance, and the new American revolution / Luis J. Rodriguez --
Three a.m. ; On rain / Sarah Maehl --
Losing / Chinaka Hodge --
from Guilt / Adam Tapia-Grassi --
First period / Kevin M. Derrig --
Essay : Brave new voices / James Kass.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Eleveld ; advised by Marc Smith ; introduction by Billy Collins.

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Describes how contemporary poetry intended to be spoken out loud has brought about a revitalization of interest in poetry, and presents works by more than forty leading poets.

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