Wayde Compton and the African-Canadian Background of His Work

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GRIN Verlag, May 1, 2010 - 52 pages
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Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 3,0, University of Vienna (Anglistik), course: Popular Literature in Canada, language: English, abstract: The following paper is concerned with the artist Wayde Compton and the African-Canadian background of his work. In the beginning, Comptons life as well as some insights into the historical and socio-cultural background that characterize the authors life and his works will be described. A discussion on Comptons view on topics such as Black Englishes, Hip Hop oralities and Turntable Pluralities follows, after which the paper will provide some information on the poetry collection Performance Bond as well as other works by Wayde Compton. After an explanation concering the field of Hip Hop aesthetics" as well as a discussion of Comptons poem Declaration of the Halfrican Nation," the paper concludes with a presentation of mixed-race" or hyphenated" writers and their work aside from Wayde Compton."

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