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The?languages of gobal hip-hop

Author: Marina Terkourafi
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2010.
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Looks at linguistic, cultural and economic aspects of hip-hop in parallel using various frameworks of analysis.


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marina Terkourafi
ISBN: 9780826431608 0826431607 9781441116390 1441116397
OCLC Number: 770505042
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 351 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction: A Fresh Look at Some Old Questions, Marina Terkourafi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); 2. Multilingualism, Ethnicity, and Genre: The Case of German Hip-Hop, Jannis Androutsopoulos (King's College, London, UK); 3. Kiff my zikmu: Symbolic Dimensions of Arabic, English and Verlan in French Rap Texts, Samira Hassa (Manhattan College, USA); 4. 'We ain't terrorists but we droppin' bombs': Language Use and Localization in Egyptian Hip Hop, Angela Williams (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); 5. Roma Rap and the Black Train: Minority Voices in Hungarian Hip-Hop, Sarah Simeziane (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); 6. Empowerment Through Taboo: Probing the Sociolinguistic Parameters of German Gangsta Rap Lyrics, Mike Putnam & John Littlejohn (Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, & Clemson University, USA); 7. Glocalizing Keepin' it Real: South Korean Hip Hop Playas, Jamie Shinhee Lee (University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA); 8. From American Form to Greek Performance: The Global Hip-Hop Poetics and Politics of the Imiskoumbria, Frank Hess (Indiana University, Bloomington, USA); 9. Keeping it Native (?): The Conflicts and Contradictions of Cypriot Hip-Hop, Evros Stylianou; 10. Hip-hop, Ethnicity and Linguistic Practice in Rural and Urban Norway, Endre Brunstad, Unn Royneland & Toril Opsahl (Oslo University & University of Bergen, Norway); 11. From Chi-Town to the Dirty-Dirty: Regional Identity Markers in U.S. Hip Hop, Jennifer Cramer & Jill Ward (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); 12. Realkeepen: Anglicisms in the German Hip-Hop Community, Matt Garley (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); 13. 'She's so hood': Ghetto Authenticity on the White Rapper Show, Cecelia Cutler (New York University, USA)Glossary of Hip Hop Terms Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Marina Terkourafi.


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