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Bradley, Adam

Overview
Works: 12 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 5,570 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Music  Biography  Manuscripts 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: ML3531, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Adam Bradley
Book of rhymes : the poetics of hip hop by Adam Bradley ( Book )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
The anthology of rap by Adam Bradley ( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rap has emerged as one of the most influential cultural forces of our time. In this work, the editors demonstrate that rap is also a wide reaching and vital poetic tradition born of beats and rhymes. This pioneering anthology brings together more than three hundred lyrics written over thirty years, from the "old school" to the "golden age" to the present day. Rather than aim for encyclopedic coverage, the editors render through examples the richness and diversity of rap's poetic tradition. They feature classic lyrics that helped define the genre as well as lesser known gems. Both a fan's guide and a resource for the uninitiated, this book showcases the inventiveness and vitality of rap's lyrical art, also providing an overview of rap poetics and the forces that shaped each period in rap's historical development.--From publisher description
Ralph Ellison in progress : from Invisible man to Three days before the shooting-- by Adam Bradley ( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ralph Ellison may be the preeminent African-American author of the twentieth century, though he published only one novel, 1952's Invisible Man. He enjoyed a highly successful career in American letters, publishing two collections of essays, teaching at several colleges and universities, and writing dozens of pieces for newspapers and magazines, yet Ellison never published the second novel he had been composing for more than forty years. A 1967 fire that destroyed some of his work accounts for only a small part of the novel's fate; the rest is revealed in the thousands of pages he left behind after his death in 1994, many of them collected for the first time in the recently published Three Days Before the Shooting." "Ralph Ellison in Progress is the first book to survey the expansive geography of Ellison's unfinished novel while re-imaging the more familiar, but often misunderstood, territory of Invisible Man. It works from the premise that understanding Ellison's process of composition imparts important truths not only about the author himself but about race, writing, and American identity. Drawing on thousands of pages of Ellison's journals, typescripts, computer drafts, and handwritten notes, many never before studied, Adam Bradley argues for a shift in scholarly emphasis that moves a greater share of the weight of Ellison's literary legacy to the last forty years of his life and to the novel he left forever in progress."--BOOK JACKET
Three days before the shooting-- by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the frame of a deathbed vigil, this story is a multi generational saga centered on the assassination of the controversial, race-baiting U.S. senator Adam Sunraider, who's being tended to by "Daddy" Hickman, the elderly black jazz musician turned preacher who raised the orphan Sunraider as a light-skinned black in rural Georgia
One day it'll all make sense : a memoir by Common ( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Grammy Award-winning recording artist and actor shares the story of his life, from his youth on Chicago's South side and rise in the hip-hop industry to his movie appearances and the lessons he has learned as a son and a father
Seeking love & death : poems by Adam Bradley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liberation of perception : evil's emergence in 20th century African American fiction by Adam Bradley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph Ellison in progress : reconsidering Ellison's literary legacy from Invisible man to the second novel by Adam Bradley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph Ellison in Progress The Making and Unmaking of One Writer's Great American Novel by Adam Bradley ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph Ellison in Progress. ; Reconsidering Ellison's Literary Legacy from Invisible Man by Adam Bradley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Unlimited-slip diff by Daimon Brunton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Contentious Figuration: Poetic Language in Plath, Stevens, and Dickinson by Shu-Ching Wu ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Metonymy explains a fictional realm in writing where both the corporeal self and the corporeal other (such as, nature, the world or social/historical contexts) are transformed in the metonymic process of figuration, a process during which the temporal or spatial contiguous relationships among the constituent elements develop different levels of fictional reality. If what one perceives is not the world but "the world picture" (according to Heidegger) or one's "sense of the world" (according to Stevens), this fictional realm developed through metonymic contexts within a poem is no longer the corporeal world that the self confronts and thus cannot be accessed or defined through what time (a historical period) or what place (society or cultural context) this literary work is created
 
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Alternative Names
Bradley, Adam Francis.
Languages
English (39)
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