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The Resource Holler if you hear me : searching for Tupac Shakur, Michael Eric Dyson

Holler if you hear me : searching for Tupac Shakur, Michael Eric Dyson

Label
Holler if you hear me : searching for Tupac Shakur
Title
Holler if you hear me
Title remainder
searching for Tupac Shakur
Statement of responsibility
Michael Eric Dyson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Through original interviews and reporting, [the author] offers us a wholly original understanding of the controversial icon who has been called the 'black Elvis'."--Dust jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dyson, Michael Eric
Index
index present
LC call number
ML420.S529
LC item number
D97 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakur, Tupac
  • Shakur, Tupac
  • Rap musicians
  • Biographie
Label
Holler if you hear me : searching for Tupac Shakur, Michael Eric Dyson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [272]-285) and index
Contents
Preface : "I always wanted to make a book out of my life" : in search of Tupac -- Childhood chains, adolescent aspirations -- 1. "Dear mama" : motherhood and a hood's mother -- 2. "The son of a panther" : a postrevolutionary childhood -- 3. "No Malcolm X in my history text" : school, learning, and Tupac's books -- Portraits of an artist -- 4. "Give me a paper and a pen" : Tupac's place in hip-hop -- 5. "For all the real niggas out there" : authenticity blues -- Bodies and beliefs -- 6. "Do we hate our women?" : female per versions -- 7. "But do the Lord care?" : God, suffering, compassion, and death in the ghetto -- 8. "I got your name tatted on my arm" : reading the black body -- Epilogue : "how long will they mourn me?" : posthumous presences of a ghetto saint
Control code
47289346
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
[xii], 292 p.
Isbn
9780465017553
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001036564
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)47289346
Label
Holler if you hear me : searching for Tupac Shakur, Michael Eric Dyson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [272]-285) and index
Contents
Preface : "I always wanted to make a book out of my life" : in search of Tupac -- Childhood chains, adolescent aspirations -- 1. "Dear mama" : motherhood and a hood's mother -- 2. "The son of a panther" : a postrevolutionary childhood -- 3. "No Malcolm X in my history text" : school, learning, and Tupac's books -- Portraits of an artist -- 4. "Give me a paper and a pen" : Tupac's place in hip-hop -- 5. "For all the real niggas out there" : authenticity blues -- Bodies and beliefs -- 6. "Do we hate our women?" : female per versions -- 7. "But do the Lord care?" : God, suffering, compassion, and death in the ghetto -- 8. "I got your name tatted on my arm" : reading the black body -- Epilogue : "how long will they mourn me?" : posthumous presences of a ghetto saint
Control code
47289346
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
[xii], 292 p.
Isbn
9780465017553
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001036564
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)47289346

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