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The Life: Lore and Folk Poetry of the Black Hustler

The Life Lore and Folk Poetry of the Black Hustler Recommended by Iceberg Slim this is an excellent collection of hustlers toasts Afro American oral folk poetry as transcribed by one of the authors with full notes about the content of each

  • Title: The Life: Lore and Folk Poetry of the Black Hustler
  • Author: Dennis Wepman
  • ISBN: 9780870673672
  • Page: 179
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Recommended by Iceberg Slim, this is an excellent collection of hustlers toasts Afro American oral folk poetry as transcribed by one of the authors with full notes about the content of each.

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    1. strange that university of penn published this book back in the 70s. the cover of my copy is a photograph of a bad ass dude in a field with the most pimped out caddie ever. the sociological commentary before the toasts was professional and well researched.It considered context, history and poetic device without passing judgement on the protagonists or glorifiers of the folklore of black crime. reading the toasts placed me directly in a blaxploitation film, for better or worse. the subject matter [...]


    2. A fascinating collection of folk poetry. Really a pre-cursor to hip hop in may way, it's good to see a collection like this. It provides only little quips about each toast, but references two other books that seem to go into more detail. Those would be interesting to check out as well.


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