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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

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

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.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4151
LC item number
.S67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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
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
306798187
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 191 p.
Isbn
9780472070596
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009004564
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)306798187
Label
The cultural politics of slam poetry : race, identity, and the performance of popular verse in America, Susan B. A. Somers-Willett
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
306798187
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 191 p.
Isbn
9780472070596
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009004564
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)306798187

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