Book Title: Hip-hop Poetry And The Classics
Publisher: Milk Mug Publishing
Author: Alan Sitomer
Fans of Hip-Hop can gain a deeper understanding of the bridges that link the great poets of the past to contemporary poets of today through a comparison of the writings of classic authors such as Robert Frost, Shakespeare, Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Allen Poe and Langston Hughes with those of Hip-Hop artists such as Tupac Shakur, Public Enemy, Mos Def, Eminem, KRS One, and Notorious B.I.G. This text includes in-depth analysis of all poetic literary devices, writing activities, critical thinking prompts and a host of user-friendly material to deepen one s own skills and understanding. Designed to be the pre-eminent source for novices and skilled professionals alike, Hip-Hop Poetry The Classics illuminates the art of the written word in a unique and accessible manner which appeals to fans across the globe.