The Complete Idiot's Guide to Slam Poetry by Marc Kelly Smith, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Slam Poetry

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Slam Poetry

by Marc Kelly Smith
     
 

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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

Overview

Get in on the action...CD included!

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592572465
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
08/03/2004
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Edition description:
BOOK & CD
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.97(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet 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.

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