Hip-hop Poetry And The Classics

Hip-hop Poetry And The Classics

Alan Lawrence Sitomer

Language: English

Pages: 160

ISBN: 0972188223

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Fans of Hip-Hop can gain a deeper understanding of the bridges that link the great poets of the past to contemporary poets of today through a comparison of the writings of "classic" authors such as Robert Frost, Shakespeare, Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Allen Poe and Langston Hughes with those of Hip-Hop artists such as Tupac Shakur, Public Enemy, Mos Def, Eminem, KRS One, and Notorious B.I.G. This text includes in-depth analysis of all poetic literary devices, writing activities, critical thinking prompts and a host of user-friendly material to deepen one's own skills and understanding. Designed to be the pre-eminent source for novices and skilled professionals alike, Hip-Hop Poetry & The Classics illuminates the art of the written word in a unique and accessible manner which appeals to fans across the globe.




















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