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Solid air : Australian and New Zealand spoken word / edited by David Stavenger & Anne-Marie Te Whiu.

Contributor(s): Stavenger, David [editor of compilation.] | Te Whiu, Anne-Marie [editor of compilation.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: St Lucia, Qld. : UQP, 2019Description: xxi, 246 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780702262593; 0702262595; 9780702263736; 0702263737; 9780702263729; 0702263729; 9780702263743; 0702263745.Subject(s): Spoken word poetry | Australian poetry | New Zealand poetry | Australian poetry | New Zealand poetryDDC classification: 821.92 Summary: A ground-breaking and original collection that celebrates Australia and New Zealand's leading performance poets, direct from stage to page. Over the past decade, Spoken Word has established itself as a central part of contemporary Australian & New Zealand poetry. For the first-time ever, these voices are transported from the stage to the page, captured in print so that the spoken-word experience can be shared with a new and broader audience. Solid Air showcases the work of more than 100 performance poets - combining elements of slam, hip-hop and experimental performance poetry - to deliver an unforgettable reading experience that is both literary and loud. Poems capture themes of modern culture, identity and resistance. Contributors include: Ali Cobby Eckermann, Hera Lindsay Bird, Claire G. Coleman, Omar Musa, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Behrouz Boochani, Taika Waititi, Courtney Barnett, Michelle Law, Hannah Gadsby, Luka Lesson and many, many more.
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Over the past decade, Spoken Word has established itself as a central part of contemporary Australian & New Zealand poetry. For the first time ever, these voices are transported from the stage to the page, captured in print so that the spoken-word experience can be shared with a new and broader audience.Solid Air showcases the work of more than 100 performance poets - combining elements of slam, hip-hop and experimental performance poetry - to deliver an unforgettable reading experience that is both literary and loud. Poems capture themes of modern culture, identity and resistance.Contributors include: Ali Cobby Eckermann, Hera Lindsay Bird, Claire G. Coleman, Omar Musa, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Behrouz Boochani, Taika Waititi, Courtney Barnett, Michelle Law, Luka Lesson and many, many more.

A ground-breaking and original collection that celebrates Australia and New Zealand's leading performance poets, direct from stage to page. Over the past decade, Spoken Word has established itself as a central part of contemporary Australian & New Zealand poetry. For the first-time ever, these voices are transported from the stage to the page, captured in print so that the spoken-word experience can be shared with a new and broader audience. Solid Air showcases the work of more than 100 performance poets - combining elements of slam, hip-hop and experimental performance poetry - to deliver an unforgettable reading experience that is both literary and loud. Poems capture themes of modern culture, identity and resistance. Contributors include: Ali Cobby Eckermann, Hera Lindsay Bird, Claire G. Coleman, Omar Musa, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Behrouz Boochani, Taika Waititi, Courtney Barnett, Michelle Law, Hannah Gadsby, Luka Lesson and many, many more.