Language Arts Unit: A Rap Textbook

Language Arts Unit: A Rap Textbook

by Rhys Langston Podell


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"Language Arts Unit: A Rap Textbook" is an exploration of rap as theory and praxis, race as form and content, music as social mobilizer and opiate. In a winding, discursive prefatory note Rhys Langston (Podell) utilizes a biting, absurdist humor to seriously appraise the power of words, music, and all manner of extra-lingual connotations in the age of rapid-transit information technologies. As the written half of a multimedia project, what follows are the lyrics from his long play album, written as poems with the clever enjambment of his characteristically idiosyncratic wordplay.

[Book includes a URL to download the full album]

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578229621
Publication date: 01/16/2020
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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