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Title:
Performing the word : African American poetry as vernacular culture
Author:
Brown, Fahamisha Patricia, 1942-
Publication Information:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
ix, 174 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Toward a vernacular theory of African American poetry -- Mother tongue: African American vernacular speech as poetic language -- Orality: language and voice -- The poetry of preachment: didacticism in African American poetry -- Song-talk: African American music and song as poetic references -- Tell my story: boast and toast traditions -- "Black is, and Black ain't": of gender and generations in African American poetry.
ISBN:
9780813526317

9780813526324
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Book

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