ALOUD VOICES FROM THE NUYORICAN POETS CAFE PDF

Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Front Cover. Miguel Algarin, Bob Holman. Henry Holt and Company, Aug 15, – Poetry – pages. From New York to Nashville, Boston to L.A., a bohemian rhapsody of rap swagger is spreading across the land. As the New York Observer writes: “The poetry. Compiled by poets who have been at the center of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in Aloud. Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Edited by Miguel Algarin and.

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An elusive medium for the yhe, in this I am not democratic. American Book Award I remember I called in sick to work the next day, just so I could caress the pages a little longer.

Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe by Miguel Algarín

Bob Holman is a thee known poet-and poetry activist-whose mission is “to make poetry as natural a use for language as ordering a pizza. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Michele sent this book to me for christmas one year. Apr 21, Angela rated it it was amazing.

How does this kind of environment discourage the poet from pursuing new work, trying out different poetic devices, voices, aesthetics, et al. Jul 17, Dan rated it liked it Recommends it for: This anthology is marvelous. As a sometime poet, I have to say this book is essential.

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Jan 26, David Rullo rated it it was amazing.

There are so many little jewels in here, full of rhythm and truth. This was a gift from my first girlfriend – she nyorican me an autographed copy. Sep 08, Evan rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you enjoy slam or nontraditional poetry, this is the best anthology I’ve found. Dec 26, Miss Monica rated it it was amazing.

There’s also quite a bit of Spanish—not that I fault alouc of the poets for writing it—however if, like me, you don’t understand the language at all, you’ll be skimming over sections of poems and feeling lost. Holt- Poetry – pages 3 Reviews https: I may get shit for saying that, so again let me reemphasize that each audience member, and in the case of book, each reader has many different criteria for reading poetry. Account Options Sign in. Miguel AlgarinBob Holman.

We must respect one another’s habits. But then again, so does that guy in the mirror. I’m so interested especially in the section of this intro re: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Jan 19, jeremy rated it really liked it Shelves: If you enjoy slam or nontraditional poetry, this is the best anthology I’ve found. It’s a gem in my poetry collection! Some of the muyorican are mystifying when seen presented on the page, but if you’re trying to “understand” every poem in this book, you are going about it wrong.

Just some disorganized thoughts here. Frrom 23, Jessica rated it it was amazing. It has the vitality of vulgarity. Get yourself a copy today! The creted in depth poety showes the lives and problems of the writers.

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Jul 31, Oscar rated it it was amazing. Published August 15th by Holt Paperbacks first published May Sep 28, Jenne Lorraine rated it really liked it. I liked this book because the poetry it contains is best read aloud, and the writing begs you not to just read it, but experience it by reading it out loud.

Jul 09, Amanda rated it it was ok.

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Found this in an old storage room and was inspired to teach slam poetry to my kids; they loved it. And we must share the truth and integrity that the voice of the poet so generously provides. Aug 07, Slightly rated it really liked it. MacmillanAug 15, – Poetry – pages.

Feb 13, milton rated it it was amazing. Nov 25, Kye Flannery rated it really liked it. This book viices published some time ago but I picked it up only recently. Thanks for telling us about the problem.