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  • Print publication year: 2013
  • Online publication date: January 2013

14 - Rap, Hip Hop, Spoken Word

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The Cambridge Companion to American Poetry since 1945
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Further Reading

Baker, Houston, Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993).
Bradley, Adam, Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop (New York: Basic Books, 2009).
Clover, Joshua, 1989: Bob Dylan Didn’t Have This to Sing About (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009).
Ellison, Ralph, Invisible Man (New York: Random House, 1952).
George, Nelson, Hip Hop America (New York: Penguin, 1998).
Krims, Adam, Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001).
Rose, Tricia, The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop and Why It Matters (New York: Basic Books, 2008).
Sanneh, Kelefa, “Gettin’ Paid,” The New Yorker (August 20, 2001).
Tiffany, Daniel, Infidel Poetics (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009).
Veblen, Thorsten, The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899; New York: Penguin, 1994).