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Author Hoffman, Tyler.

Title American poetry in performance : from Walt Whitman to hip hop / Tyler Hoffman.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (271 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Walt Whitman "live": performing the public sphere -- The ordeal of Vachel Lindsay, or the cultural politics of the spoken word -- "The Black man speaks": Langston Hughes, the new Negro, and the sounds of citizenship -- Beat acoustics, presence, and resistance -- "Rappin' and readin'": the frequencies of the Black arts -- Slam nation: immediacy, mediatization, and the counterpublic sphere.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Poetry slams -- United States -- History.
American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- History and criticism.
Oral interpretation of poetry.
Performance poetry -- United States -- History and criticism.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780472029631
9780472117819 (cloth ; alk. paper)