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Rhyme's Challenge

Hip Hop, Poetry, and Contemporary Rhyming Culture

Rhyme's Challenge( )
Author: Caplan, David
ISBN:978-0-19-533712-9
Publication Date:Feb 2014
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $115.00
Book Description:

Rhyme's Challenge offers a concise, pithy primer to hip-hop poetics while presenting a spirited defense of rhyme in contemporary American poetry. David Caplan's stylish study examines hip-hop's central but supposedly outmoded verbal technique: rhyme. At a time when print-based poets generally dismiss formal rhyme as old-fashioned and bookish, hip-hop artists deftly deploy it as a way to capture the contemporary moment. Rhyme accommodates and colorfullychronicles the most conspicuous...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / General
Music / Genres & Styles / Rap & Hip Hop
Literary Criticism / Poetry
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.772 x 8.463 x 0.675 Inches
Book Weight:0.84 Pounds



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