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Cig to Slam Poetry

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According to the PBS television series The United States of Poetry, a "strand of new poetry began at Chicago's Green Mill Tavern in 1986 when Marc Smith found a home for the Poetry Slam." Since then, performance poetry has spread throughout the United States. Now, the father of the poetry slam presents the most comprehensive book on spoken-word poetry performances.

About the Author

Marc Kelly Smith has brought to the poetry community a new style of presentation, which has given birth to an entirely new literary and performance movement. Smith has performed at The Smithsonian Institute and the Kennedy Center, and has been featured on CNN and NPR.

Joe Kraynak is a freelance writer whose long list of books includes The Complete Idiot's Guide to Computer Basics, Que's Internet Yellow Pages 2004, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Oceans.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592572465
With:
Kraynak, Joe
Publisher:
Alpha
With:
Kraynak, Joe
Author:
Smith, Marc Kelly
Author:
Kraynak, Joe
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Oral interpretation of poetry.
Subject:
Poetry slams
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides
Publication Date:
20040803
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.14x7.32x.91 in. 1.37 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Humanities » Literary Criticism » Poetry Criticism

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