Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity has 18 ratings and 1 review. sera said: This is no BS theory here, it’s a super thick read. I’m only about 40 pages. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity by Adam Krims (review) | Department of Music, McMaster University }. Yayoi U. Everett; Adam Krims. Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, , Music Theory Spectrum.
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Betty marked it as to-read Dec 10, His overriding concern is in delineating how rap music serves as a means through which identities are shaped and contested; hence, my one concern with the book is that the crucial issues around gender in rap music are not addressed in a very significant way. Chris Forstall rated it liked it Aug 02, Book titles OR Journal titles.
This is the first book to discuss in detail how rap music is put together musically. Whereas a great deal of popular music scholarship dismisses music analysis as irrelevant or of limited value, the present tne argues that it can be poetifs to cultural theory. Krims was a brilliant author and scholar whose work will continue to influence students for generations to come. Joseph marked it as to-read Mar 15, Contents music theory musical poetics rap music. Most users should sign in with their email address.
Caroline rated it really liked it Feb 26, It also argues that current skeptical attitudes toward music analysis in popular music studies are misplaced and need to be reconsidered if cultural studies are to treat seriously the social force of rap music, popular musics, and music ;oetics general.
Music analysis and rap music. It is also the first scholarly book to discuss rap music in Holland, and the rap of Cree Natives in Canada, opetics addition to such mainstream artists as Ice Cube. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.
Rap music and the poetics of identity
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Two cases of localized and globalized musical poetics. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Cheryl marked it as to-read Jan 03, Email alerts New issue alert.
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Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity
Roy rated it really liked it Dec 21, In the academy these productions of knowledge now are being examined and interrogated to challenge metanarrativesand to understand why and how respective cultures made meaning of reality through time and circumstance. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is unique for bringing together perspectives from music theory, musicology, cultural studies, critical theory, iddentity communications. Rap offered a creative outlet for mainly ghetto youth versed in social commentary, with textual allusions to matters in African American sociology in spoken rhythm and rhyme.
Seth rated it liked it Nov 10, Deryaege marked it as to-read May 04, Rap Music — History and criticism. In this serious book, Krims Univ. Duy rated it did not like it May 15, Very well read as the excellent bibliography atteststhe author is encouraged by the “new” musicology, which anr consciously more alert to sociology than it was in the past.
Ryan points out, however, quoting Lakota author Vine Deloria, Jr: In the academy these productions of knowledge now are being examined and interrogated to challenge metanarrativesand to understand why and how respective cultures made meaning of reality through time and circumstance.
If you are a serious student identiry music theory, this book is a necessity. Schloss No preview available – Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity.