Make the product of all your hard work available for family, friends, and potential employers to view online by archiving your capstone or thesis. More information is available via the Library's Capstone & Thesis pages.
Want to see what other students have archived? You can browse the Archive, as well.
Books due? Library closed? No problem! Our after hours book return is located west of the Divarty St. entrance to the library, across from Asilomar Hall. When you place an item in the drop, please check to see that it has slid all the way down the chute. Items turned in overnight will be checked back into the library the following morning.
cover image of Aesop Rock courtesy of Chevy Anderson
National Poetry Month is a month-long, national celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets. The concept is to widen the attention of individuals and the media—to the art of poetry, to living poets, to our complex poetic heritage, and to poetry books and journals of wide aesthetic range and concern.” --poets.org
Many people become interested in poetry through song lyrics. This article in the Boston Review discusses the relationship between poetry and song lyrics. The books listed below, available in the CSUMB library, offer further reading on this topic.
|Bradley, A. (2009). Book of Rhymes : The Poetics of Hip Hop. New York, NY: Basic Civitas Books.|
|Dayan, P. (2011). Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky. Burlington, VT: Ashgate.|
Feinstein, S. (1997). Jazz Poetry : From the 1920s to the Present. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.
|Hartman, C. (1991). Jazz Text : Voice and Improvisation in Poetry, Jazz, and Song. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.|
McDowell, J. (2000). Poetry and Violence : The Ballad Tradition of Mexico's Costa Chica. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
|Sackheim, E. (2004). The Blues Line : Blues Lyrics from Leadbelly to Muddy Waters. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press.|
Taft, M. (2005). Talkin' to Myself : Blues Lyrics, 1921-1942. New York: Routledge.
|Pence, C. (2012). The Poetics of American Song Lyrics. (2012). Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.||
Furia, P. (1990). The Poets of Tin Pan Alley : A History of America's Great Lyricists. New York: Oxford University Press.
The CSUMB Library's Recreational Reading page makes it easy to browse for a good book to read during winter break.
Whether you prefer adventure, romance, humor, or fantasy, you're sure to find something to enjoy.
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