Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop

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Examining rap history's most memorable lyricists and their inimitable techniques, literary scholar Adam Bradley argues that we must understand rap as poetry or miss the vanguard of poetry today. Book of Rhymes explores America's least understood poets, unpacking their surprisingly complex craft, and according rap poetry the respect it deserves.

Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop 2017, Basic Civitas Books

ISBN-13: 9780465094400

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Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop 2009, Basic Civitas Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780465003471

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