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Hip-Hop Revolution in the Flesh

Power, Knowledge, and Pleasure in Lil’ Kim’s Lyricism

Authors: Thomas, G.

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An extended study of the writings of Lil' Kim, the multi-platinum selling Hip Hop artist. Examines Lil' Kim's anti-sexist, gender-defiant and ultra-erotic verse alongside issues of race and the politics of imprisonment. This is the first study to apply the tools of literary criticism to Hip Hop's lyrical writings.

About the authors

GREG THOMAS is an assistant professor of English at Syracuse University, USA.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Thomas, Greg

    Pages 1-10

  • Orals … Head … Genius: The Power, Knowledge, and Pleasure of Hard Core

    Thomas, Greg

    Pages 11-31

  • Sexual Poetic Justice: On African Matriarchy, Flexible Gender Systems, and The Notorious K.I.M.

    Thomas, Greg

    Pages 33-56

  • Mic “God/dess” … Eshu-Elegba: Signifying Divine Freedom—In the Flesh

    Thomas, Greg

    Pages 57-84

  • (Black) Consciousness (Reprise): Neo-Soul’s “Baduizm,” African Cinema of Liberation, and Hip-Hop’s “QUEEN B@#$H”

    Thomas, Greg

    Pages 85-109

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-61911-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $115.00
price for Brazil
  • ISBN 978-0-230-61180-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $110.00
price for Brazil
  • ISBN 978-1-349-37682-7
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hip-Hop Revolution in the Flesh
Book Subtitle
Power, Knowledge, and Pleasure in Lil’ Kim’s Lyricism
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Greg Thomas
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-61911-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230619111
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-61180-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-37682-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 231
Number of Illustrations and Tables
13 b/w illustrations
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