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The Points Are Not the Point, But Do They Still Matter?: A Practitioner’s Take on Spoken Word, Slam Poetry, and the Responsibility of Artists to Engage Their Audiences

Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre

in Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter discusses spoken word, slam poetry, and performance poetry. By any name, this culture and practice is both exhilaratingly new and one of the oldest forms that human beings have. This ... More


Beat Performance Poetry: Ginsberg, Kaufman, and Waldman

Deborah R. Geis

in The Beats: A Teaching Companion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781949979954
eISBN:
9781800852129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979954.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The essay investigates the influence of Beat performance poetry on the contemporary slam poetry movement, which includes many participants who openly acknowledge Beat antecedents for the social ... More


Neoliberalism, Security, and the Afro-Arab International

Alex Lubin

in Geographies of Liberation: The Making of an Afro-Arab Political Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612881
eISBN:
9781469615318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612881.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how the transnationalizing of economies under U.S. tutelage at home and abroad, coupled with the global “war on terror” that knit together global and domestic security ... More


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