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Know What I Mean?

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 208 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum AutorMichael Eric Dyson has been named by Ebony as one of the hundred most influential black Americans, and is t... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor
Michael Eric Dyson has been named by Ebony as one of the hundred most influential black Americans, and is the author of fourteen other books. He is the University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University and lives in Washington, D.C.

Klappentext

Dubbed "the Hip-Hop Intellectual" by critics and fans for his pioneering explorations of rap music in the academy and beyond, Dyson probes the most compelling and controversial dimensions of hip-hop culture.



Zusammenfassung
Whether along race, class, or generational lines, hip-hop music has been a source of controversy since the beats got too big and the voices too loud for the block parties that spawned them. America has condemned and commended this music and the culture that inspires it. Dubbed the Hip-Hop Intellectual" by critics and fans for his pioneering explorations of rap music in the academy and beyond, Michael Eric Dyson tackles the most compelling and controversial dimensions of hip-hop culture. Know What I Mean? addresses the creative expression of degraded youth the vexed gender relations that have made rap music a lightning rod for pundits the commercial explosion that has made an art form a victim of its success and the political elements that have been submerged in the most popular form of hip hops.



Auteur
Michael Eric Dyson has been named by Ebony as one of the hundred most influential black Americans, and is the author of fourteen other books. He is the University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University and lives in Washington, D.C.

Texte du rabat

Dubbed "the Hip-Hop Intellectual" by critics and fans for his pioneering explorations of rap music in the academy and beyond, Dyson probes the most compelling and controversial dimensions of hip-hop culture.



Résumé
Whether along race, class, or generational lines, hip-hop music has been a source of controversy since the beats got too big and the voices too loud for the block parties that spawned them. America has condemned and commended this music and the culture that inspires it. Dubbed the Hip-Hop Intellectual" by critics and fans for his pioneering explorations of rap music in the academy and beyond, Michael Eric Dyson tackles the most compelling and controversial dimensions of hip-hop culture. Know What I Mean? addresses the creative expression of degraded youth the vexed gender relations that have made rap music a lightning rod for pundits the commercial explosion that has made an art form a victim of its success and the political elements that have been submerged in the most popular form of hip hops.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Know What I Mean?
Sous-titre: Reflections on Hip-Hop
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780465018079
ISBN: 978-0-465-01807-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Little, Brown and Company
Genre: Musique
nombre de pages: 208
Poids: 215g
Taille: H210mm x B140mm x T13mm
Année: 2010