Hip HOP Poetry and the Classics

Hip HOP Poetry and the Classics

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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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  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 215.39 x 281.94 x 10.41mm | 467.2g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0972188223
  • 9780972188227
  • 505,868

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