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Title
The hip-hop underground and African American culture hip-hop underground and African American culture :
Type
Text
Subject
Hip-hop--United States.
Subculture--United States.
Counterculture--United States.
American literature--African American authors--History and criticism.
Literature and society--United States.
African Americans--Intellectual life.
African Americans--Race identity.
African American youth--Social conditions.
African Americans--Social conditions--1975
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rap & Hip Hop.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies.
Language
English
Geographic Coverage
United States
Classification
LCC: E185.86 .P525 2014 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 305.896/073 full (Assigner: dlc)
MUS031000 (Source: bisacsh)
SOC001000 (Source: bisacsh)
SOC052000 (Source: bisacsh)
Identified By
Lccn: 2014010010
Content
text (Source: rdacontent)
Summary
"The underground is a multi-faceted concept in African American culture. Peterson explores a variety of 'underground' concepts at the intersections of African American literature and hip hop culture using Richard Wright, KRS-One, Thelonius Monk, and the tradition of the Underground Railroad, among other examples. This project makes meaningful connections across multiple iterations of Black concepts of the underground. Since socially conscious Hip Hop music inherits much of its socio-political and figurative significance from the Black underground it functions as a logical recurring subject matter for this study--situated at Black cultural and conceptual crossroads"-- Provided by publisher.
Table Of Contents
Roots Rhymes and Rhizomes : An Introduction to the Concepts of the Underground
Verbal and Spatial Masks in the Underground
The Deep Structure of Black Identity in American Literature
Defining an Underground at the Intersections of Hip-Hop and African American Culture
A Cipher of the Underground in Black Literary Culture
Tears for the Departed : See(k)ing a Black Visual Underground in Hip-Hop and African American Cultures
The Depth of the Hole : Intertextuality and Tom Waits's "Way Down in the Hole"
Epilogue: The Ironies Underground : Revolution, Critical Memory, and Black Nostalgia.
Authorized Access Point
Peterson, James Braxton, 1971- hip-hop underground and African American culture