Rhyme's Challenge : Hip Hop, Poetry, and Contemporary Rhyming Culture
By: Caplan, David.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2014Description: 1 online resource (194 p.).ISBN: 9780199714100.Subject(s): American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism | American poetry -- 21st century -- History and criticism | English language -- Rhyme | Hip-hop -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rhyme's Challenge : Hip Hop, Poetry, and Contemporary Rhyming CultureDDC classification: 808.1 | 811.609 LOC classification: PE1517 .C36 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; RHYME'S CHALLENGE; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION Because It Rhymes; 1 REDUCED TO RHYME Contemporary Doggerel; 2 THE ART OF RHYMED INSULT; 3 MAKING LOVE IN MIRRORS Hip-Hop Seduction Verse; 4 THE INHERITORS OF HIP HOP Reclaiming Rhyme; CONCLUSION On the Present and Future of Rhyme; CREDITS; NOTES; INDEX
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 colorfully chronicles the most conspicuous conditions and symbols of contemporary society: its products, technologies, and personalities. Ranging from Sha
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