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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Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Jackson II Limited preview – Chris Forstall rated it liked it Aug 02, But students and scholars who accept the academic importance of the rap idiom an idealization of rap is already idemtity place in the works of young composers–Gregory Walker, for example will appreciate this contribution to the literature on contemporary music.

Whereas a great deal of popular music scholarship dismisses music analysis as irrelevant or of limited value, the present book argues that it can be crucial to cultural theory. Email alerts New issue alert.

Noora added it Feb 11, This is the first book to discuss in detail how rap music is put together musically. They all merit attention. Want to Read saving….


Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity

Thanks poetis telling us about the problem. Don’t have an account? It’s been in my purse serving as my commuter read, but I may have to move it to my desk as it’s a little heavy to just pick up for 20 minutes.

Refresh and try again. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Cambridge University Press, Krims. Roy rated it really liked it Dec 21, Through a trickster discourse, the narratives and art in this study deconstruct stereotypes and misrepresentations recycled through the past five centuries.

This is no BS theory here, it’s a super thick read. Indeed, art through the ages, including the Western canon, has been socially constructed. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access Rp purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. 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.

Rap music and the poetics of identity

Stephanie VanderWel rated it it was amazing Dec 25, Krims left behind a valuable well of research that spans popular music, Marxism, music analysis, and a slew of other music-related sub-disciplines. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Seth rated it liked it Nov 10, Cambridge ; New York: Drawing extensively on recent scholarship in popular music studies, cultural theory, communications, critical theory, and musicology, Krims redefines ‘music theory’ as meaning simply ‘theory about music’, in which musical poetics the study of how musical sound is deployed may play a crucial orims when its claims are contextualized and demystified.


Ben marked it as to-read Mar 25, Cambridge University Press, Ryan points out, however, quoting Lakota author Vine Deloria, Jr: Very well read as the excellent bibliography atteststhe author is encouraged by the “new” jdentity, which is consciously more alert to sociology than it was in the past.

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A ground-breaking book which influenced the entire genre of music theory in the years following it publication. University of Toronto Quarterly. Ted rated it liked it Oct 23, The academy thus is moving beyond the limitations of linear intellectual analysis.

Matthew Campbell marked it as to-read Jan 16, Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Amy added it Aug 18,