Rapping in Spanish: Urban Poetry in Latino Global Cities (LA)

Subject associations
SPA 365 / LAO 365 / URB 365
Spring 2019
Germán Labrador Méndez
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This course studies contemporary urban poetry composed in Spanish on both sides of the Atlantic in cities such as New York, Madrid, Los Angeles, Mexico D.F., Barcelona and Buenos Aires. It focuses on lyrical practices that combine sound and language in a wide range of literary expressions. Contemporary hip-hop poetry and rap lyrics are at the center of the course.

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