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As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the integration of cultures within nations has become more and more relevant. Read takes a poetic approach to the concept of cultural conflict within nations and adds a new perspective that has rarely been seen in debate.
Modern Poetics and Hemispheric American Cultural Studies
As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the integration of cultures within nations has become more and more relevant. Read takes a poetic approach to the concept of cultural conflict within nations and adds a new perspective that has rarely been seen in debate.
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120.750000 USD

Modern Poetics and Hemispheric American Cultural Studies

by J. Read
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Augusto Roa Bastos (1917-2005), winner of the prestigious Cervantes prize, is one of the most important Latin American writers of the twentieth century. This commemorative collection consists of articles by nine scholars reflecting upon the postmodern nature of the Paraguayan author s literary production and his place in world literature. ...
Postmodernism's Role in Latin American Literature: The Life and Work of Augusto Roa Bastos
Augusto Roa Bastos (1917-2005), winner of the prestigious Cervantes prize, is one of the most important Latin American writers of the twentieth century. This commemorative collection consists of articles by nine scholars reflecting upon the postmodern nature of the Paraguayan author s literary production and his place in world literature. The volume includes articles on the author s screenplays, his masterpiece, the dictator novel I The Supreme, his short stories, feminist approaches to Roa Bastos s novels, reflections on the writer s Guarani poetry, and a study of the complex, intertextual relationships between his novel El fiscal and his other texts.
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105.000000 USD

Postmodernism's Role in Latin American Literature: The Life and Work of Augusto Roa Bastos

by Helene Carol Weldt-Basson
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Joining a timely conversation within the field of intra-American literature, this study takes a fresh look at Latin America by locating fragments and making evident the mostly untold story of horizontal (south-south) contacts across a multilingual, multicultural continent.
Literary and Cultural Relations between Brazil and Mexico: Deep Undercurrents
Joining a timely conversation within the field of intra-American literature, this study takes a fresh look at Latin America by locating fragments and making evident the mostly untold story of horizontal (south-south) contacts across a multilingual, multicultural continent.
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115.490000 USD

Literary and Cultural Relations between Brazil and Mexico: Deep Undercurrents

by Paulo Moreira
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Combining in innovative ways the tools and approaches of postcolonial and popular culture studies as well as comparative literary analysis, this is an ambitious, interdisciplinary study that develops - across several related discursive sites - an argument about the centrality of time travel in the Latin American and Caribbean imagination.
Time Travel in the Latin American and Caribbean Imagination: Re-reading History
Combining in innovative ways the tools and approaches of postcolonial and popular culture studies as well as comparative literary analysis, this is an ambitious, interdisciplinary study that develops - across several related discursive sites - an argument about the centrality of time travel in the Latin American and Caribbean imagination.
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104.990000 USD

Time Travel in the Latin American and Caribbean Imagination: Re-reading History

by Rudyard J. Alcocer
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Conventional scholarship on written communication positions the Western alphabet as a precondition for literacy. Thus, pictographic, non-verbal writing practices of Mesoamerica remain obscured by representations of lettered speech. This book examines how contemporary Mestiz@ scripts challenge alphabetic dominance, thereby undermining the colonized territories of writing. Strategic weavings of Aztec and ...
Mestiz@ Scripts, Digital Migrations, and the Territories of Writing
Conventional scholarship on written communication positions the Western alphabet as a precondition for literacy. Thus, pictographic, non-verbal writing practices of Mesoamerica remain obscured by representations of lettered speech. This book examines how contemporary Mestiz@ scripts challenge alphabetic dominance, thereby undermining the colonized territories of writing. Strategic weavings of Aztec and European inscription systems not only promote historically-grounded accounts of how recorded information is expressed across cultures, but also speak to emerging studies on visual/multimodal education. Baca-Espinosa argues that Mestiz@ literacies advance new ways of reading and writing, applicable to diverse classrooms of the twenty-first century.
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94.490000 USD

Mestiz@ Scripts, Digital Migrations, and the Territories of Writing

by Damian Baca
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Consisting of sixteen essays by renowned writers and artists, Caviar with Rum: Cuba-USSR and the Post-Soviet Experience is the first book of its kind to bring to life how and why the Soviet period is revisited in Cuban memory these days and what that means for creative production and the ...
Caviar with Rum: Cuba-USSR and the Post-Soviet Experience
Consisting of sixteen essays by renowned writers and artists, Caviar with Rum: Cuba-USSR and the Post-Soviet Experience is the first book of its kind to bring to life how and why the Soviet period is revisited in Cuban memory these days and what that means for creative production and the future of geopolitics.
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78.740000 USD

Caviar with Rum: Cuba-USSR and the Post-Soviet Experience

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This book explores manifestations of physical disability in Spanish American narrative fiction and performance, from Jose Marti's late nineteenth century cronicas, to Mario Bellatin's twenty-first century novels, from the performances of Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Coco Fusco to the testimonio and filmic depictions of Gabriela Brimmer.
Carnal Inscriptions: Spanish American Narratives of Corporeal Difference and Disability: 2009
This book explores manifestations of physical disability in Spanish American narrative fiction and performance, from Jose Marti's late nineteenth century cronicas, to Mario Bellatin's twenty-first century novels, from the performances of Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Coco Fusco to the testimonio and filmic depictions of Gabriela Brimmer.
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104.990000 USD

Carnal Inscriptions: Spanish American Narratives of Corporeal Difference and Disability: 2009

by Susan Antebi
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Brazil under Construction tracks how Brazil's major public works projects and the fiction surrounding them mark a twofold construction of the nation: the functional construction of the country's public infrastructure and the symbolic construction of nationhood.
Brazil under Construction: Fiction and Public Works
Brazil under Construction tracks how Brazil's major public works projects and the fiction surrounding them mark a twofold construction of the nation: the functional construction of the country's public infrastructure and the symbolic construction of nationhood.
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115.490000 USD

Brazil under Construction: Fiction and Public Works

by S Beal
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Today's Latino poetry scene is incredibly vibrant. With original interviews, this is the first meditation on the thematic features of such poetry. Looking at how Julia Alvarez, Rhina Espaillat, Rafael Campo, and C. Dale Young use structures such as meter, rhyme, and line break, this study identifies a poetics of ...
Formal Matters in Contemporary Latino Poetry
Today's Latino poetry scene is incredibly vibrant. With original interviews, this is the first meditation on the thematic features of such poetry. Looking at how Julia Alvarez, Rhina Espaillat, Rafael Campo, and C. Dale Young use structures such as meter, rhyme, and line break, this study identifies a poetics of formalist Latino poetry.
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115.490000 USD

Formal Matters in Contemporary Latino Poetry

by Frederick Luis Aldama
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Cult of Defeat in Mexico's Historical Fiction: Failure, Trauma, and Loss examines recent Mexican historical novels that highlight the mistakes of the nineteenth century for the purpose of responding to present crises.
Cult of Defeat in Mexico's Historical Fiction: Failure, Trauma, and Loss
Cult of Defeat in Mexico's Historical Fiction: Failure, Trauma, and Loss examines recent Mexican historical novels that highlight the mistakes of the nineteenth century for the purpose of responding to present crises.
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99.750000 USD

Cult of Defeat in Mexico's Historical Fiction: Failure, Trauma, and Loss

by B Price
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Stoddard uses the Anglophone Caribbean and Ireland to examine the complex inflections of women and race as articulated in-between the colonial discursive and material formations of the eighteenth century and those of the (post)colonial twentieth century, as structured by the defined spaces of the colonizers' estates.
Positioning Gender and Race in (Post)colonial Plantation Space: Connecting Ireland and the Caribbean
Stoddard uses the Anglophone Caribbean and Ireland to examine the complex inflections of women and race as articulated in-between the colonial discursive and material formations of the eighteenth century and those of the (post)colonial twentieth century, as structured by the defined spaces of the colonizers' estates.
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94.490000 USD

Positioning Gender and Race in (Post)colonial Plantation Space: Connecting Ireland and the Caribbean

by Eve Walsh Stoddard
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The author analyzes and discusses the socio-historical meanings and implications of Pedro Henriquez Urena's (1884-1946) writings on language. This important twentieth century Latin American intellectual is an unavoidable reference in Hispanic Linguistics and Cultural Studies.
Tracing Dominican Identity: The Writings of Pedro Henriquez Urena
The author analyzes and discusses the socio-historical meanings and implications of Pedro Henriquez Urena's (1884-1946) writings on language. This important twentieth century Latin American intellectual is an unavoidable reference in Hispanic Linguistics and Cultural Studies.
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83.990000 USD

Tracing Dominican Identity: The Writings of Pedro Henriquez Urena

by Juan R. Valdez
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This volume explores issues of black female identity through the various imaginings of the black female body in print and visual culture. Contributions emphasize the ways in which the black female body is framed and how black women (and their allies) have sought to write themselves back into social discourses ...
Imagining the Black Female Body: Reconciling Image in Print and Visual Culture
This volume explores issues of black female identity through the various imaginings of the black female body in print and visual culture. Contributions emphasize the ways in which the black female body is framed and how black women (and their allies) have sought to write themselves back into social discourses on their terms.
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125.990000 USD

Imagining the Black Female Body: Reconciling Image in Print and Visual Culture

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A Poetics of Relation fosters a dialogue across islands and languages between established and lesser-known authors, bringing together archipelagic and diasporic voices from the Francophone and Hispanic Antilles. In this pan-diasporic study, Ferly shows that a comparative analysis of female narratives is often most pertinent across linguistic zones.
A Poetics of Relation: Caribbean Women Writing at the Millennium
A Poetics of Relation fosters a dialogue across islands and languages between established and lesser-known authors, bringing together archipelagic and diasporic voices from the Francophone and Hispanic Antilles. In this pan-diasporic study, Ferly shows that a comparative analysis of female narratives is often most pertinent across linguistic zones.
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104.990000 USD

A Poetics of Relation: Caribbean Women Writing at the Millennium

by Odile Ferly
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Through penetrating analysis of twentieth-century historical fiction from Central America this book asks: why do so many literary texts in the region address historical issues? What kinds of stories are told about the past when authors choose the fictional realm to represent history? Why access memory through fiction and poetry? ...
Practicing Memory in Central American Literature
Through penetrating analysis of twentieth-century historical fiction from Central America this book asks: why do so many literary texts in the region address historical issues? What kinds of stories are told about the past when authors choose the fictional realm to represent history? Why access memory through fiction and poetry? Nicole Caso traces the active interplay between language, space, and memory in the continuous process of defining local identities through literature. Ultimately, this book looks to the dynamic between form and content to identify potential maps that are suggested in each of these texts in order to imagine possibilities of action in the future.
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110.250000 USD

Practicing Memory in Central American Literature

by Nicole Caso
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A Poetics of Relation fosters a dialogue across islands and languages between established and lesser-known authors, bringing together archipelagic and diasporic voices from the Francophone and Hispanic Antilles. In this pan-diasporic study, Ferly shows that a comparative analysis of female narratives is often most pertinent across linguistic zones.
A Poetics of Relation: Caribbean Women Writing at the Millennium
A Poetics of Relation fosters a dialogue across islands and languages between established and lesser-known authors, bringing together archipelagic and diasporic voices from the Francophone and Hispanic Antilles. In this pan-diasporic study, Ferly shows that a comparative analysis of female narratives is often most pertinent across linguistic zones.
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105.000000 USD

A Poetics of Relation: Caribbean Women Writing at the Millennium

by Odile Ferly
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Brazil under Construction tracks how Brazil's major public works projects and the fiction surrounding them mark a twofold construction of the nation: the functional construction of the country's public infrastructure and the symbolic construction of nationhood.
Brazil Under Construction: Fiction and Public Works: 2013
Brazil under Construction tracks how Brazil's major public works projects and the fiction surrounding them mark a twofold construction of the nation: the functional construction of the country's public infrastructure and the symbolic construction of nationhood.
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94.490000 USD

Brazil Under Construction: Fiction and Public Works: 2013

by S Beal
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This book contextualizes 21st century representations of disappearance, torture, and detention within a historical framework of inter-American narratives. Examining a range of sources, Pitt finds a persistent focus on the body that links contemporary practices of political terror to concerns about corporality and sovereignty.
Body, Nation, and Narrative in the Americas
This book contextualizes 21st century representations of disappearance, torture, and detention within a historical framework of inter-American narratives. Examining a range of sources, Pitt finds a persistent focus on the body that links contemporary practices of political terror to concerns about corporality and sovereignty.
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115.490000 USD

Body, Nation, and Narrative in the Americas

by K. Pitt
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Drawing from a variety of historical sources, theory, and fictional and non-fictional production, this book addresses the cultural imaginary of domestic servants in modern Brazil and demonstrates maids' symbolic centrality to shifting notions of servitude, subordination, femininity, and domesticity.
Domestic Servants in Literature and Testimony in Brazil, 1889-1999
Drawing from a variety of historical sources, theory, and fictional and non-fictional production, this book addresses the cultural imaginary of domestic servants in modern Brazil and demonstrates maids' symbolic centrality to shifting notions of servitude, subordination, femininity, and domesticity.
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115.490000 USD

Domestic Servants in Literature and Testimony in Brazil, 1889-1999

by Sonia Roncador
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Combining work by critics from Latin America, the USA, and Europe, Latin American Science Fiction: Theory and Practice is the first anthology of articles in English to examine science fiction in all of Latin America, from Mexico and the Caribbean to Brazil and the Southern Cone. Using a variety of ...
Latin American Science Fiction: Theory and Practice
Combining work by critics from Latin America, the USA, and Europe, Latin American Science Fiction: Theory and Practice is the first anthology of articles in English to examine science fiction in all of Latin America, from Mexico and the Caribbean to Brazil and the Southern Cone. Using a variety of sophisticated theoretical approaches, the book explores not merely the development of a science fiction tradition in the region, but more importantly, the intricate ways in which this tradition has engaged with the most important cultural and literary debates of recent year.
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146.990000 USD

Latin American Science Fiction: Theory and Practice

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Tracing the evolution of Mexican literary and cultural production following the Tlatelolco massacre, this book shows its progression from a homogeneous construct set on establishing the true history of Tlatelolco against the version of the State, to a more nuanced and complex series of historical narratives. The initial representations of ...
Revisiting the Mexican Student Movement of 1968: Shifting Perspectives in Literature and Culture since Tlatelolco
Tracing the evolution of Mexican literary and cultural production following the Tlatelolco massacre, this book shows its progression from a homogeneous construct set on establishing the true history of Tlatelolco against the version of the State, to a more nuanced and complex series of historical narratives. The initial representations of the events of 1968 were essentially limited to that of the State and that of the Consejo Nacional de Huelga (National Strike Council) and only later incorporated novels and films. Juan J. Rojo examines the manner in which films, posters, testimonios, and the Memorial del 68 expanded the boundaries of those initial articulations to a more democratic representation of key participants in the student movement of 1968.
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125.990000 USD

Revisiting the Mexican Student Movement of 1968: Shifting Perspectives in Literature and Culture since Tlatelolco

by Juan J Rojo
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In this book, the authors propose a multilayered reading of contemporary transnational cultural manifestations in which it is possible to recognize challenges and cultural strategies that transnational Mexican communities conceive in order to claim cultural, political and social agency.
Global Mexican Cultural Productions
In this book, the authors propose a multilayered reading of contemporary transnational cultural manifestations in which it is possible to recognize challenges and cultural strategies that transnational Mexican communities conceive in order to claim cultural, political and social agency.
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104.990000 USD

Global Mexican Cultural Productions

by Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz, Rosana Blanco-Cano
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Mario Vargas Llosa is a heterogeneous writer whose positions have often not been consistent from novel to novel, between his fictional and nonfictional work, between his literary and political commentary, and as his political commentary has proceeded over the decades. This analysis of his work reveals his insights into socio-political ...
Vargas Llosa and Latin American Politics
Mario Vargas Llosa is a heterogeneous writer whose positions have often not been consistent from novel to novel, between his fictional and nonfictional work, between his literary and political commentary, and as his political commentary has proceeded over the decades. This analysis of his work reveals his insights into socio-political matters.
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115.490000 USD

Vargas Llosa and Latin American Politics

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Caribbean Women Writers is a collection of scholarly articles on the fiction of selected Caribbean women writers from Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad. It includes not only close critical analysis of texts by Erna Brodber, Dionne Brand, Zee Edgell, Jamaica Kincaid, Paule Marshall, Pauline Melville, Jean ...
Caribbean Women Writers: Fiction in English
Caribbean Women Writers is a collection of scholarly articles on the fiction of selected Caribbean women writers from Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad. It includes not only close critical analysis of texts by Erna Brodber, Dionne Brand, Zee Edgell, Jamaica Kincaid, Paule Marshall, Pauline Melville, Jean Rhys and Olive Senior, but also personal statements from the writers Merle Collins, Beryl Gilroy, Vernella Fuller and Velma Pollard.
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50.400000 USD

Caribbean Women Writers: Fiction in English

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This text explores how Afro-Brazilians define their Africanness through Candomble and Quilombo models, and construct paradigms of blackness with influences from US-based perspectives, through the vectors of public rituals, carnival, drama, poetry, and hip hop.
African Roots, Brazilian Rites: Cultural and National Identity in Brazil
This text explores how Afro-Brazilians define their Africanness through Candomble and Quilombo models, and construct paradigms of blackness with influences from US-based perspectives, through the vectors of public rituals, carnival, drama, poetry, and hip hop.
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115.490000 USD

African Roots, Brazilian Rites: Cultural and National Identity in Brazil

by C Sterling
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This is an illuminating discussion of guilt, fear, violence and aesthetics from a global perspective. Herlinghaus evaluates new Latin American novels, films and music through the lens of some of Walter Benjamin's controversial writings on violence and religion.
Violence without Guilt: Ethical Narratives from the Global South
This is an illuminating discussion of guilt, fear, violence and aesthetics from a global perspective. Herlinghaus evaluates new Latin American novels, films and music through the lens of some of Walter Benjamin's controversial writings on violence and religion.
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125.990000 USD

Violence without Guilt: Ethical Narratives from the Global South

by Hermann Herlinghaus
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Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title (PTO). Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas supplier. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. Modernity in Spanish America has been viewed by a 'postmodern' cultural studies as a condition of the first half of the ...
Tradition and Modernity in Spanish-American Literature: From Dario to Carpentier
Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title (PTO). Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas supplier. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. Modernity in Spanish America has been viewed by a 'postmodern' cultural studies as a condition of the first half of the twentieth century whose major political, philosophical and cultural assumptions the region would do well to leave behind. This book explores a corpus of Spanish-American literary texts from that 'modern' period which dramatize the constitutive dynamics of modernity, in particular the legacy of the French Revolution, the logic of nationalism, the founding of the modern city, and the awkward relationship to both Western and indigenous traditions. Its argument is that one cannot so easily take leave of modernity.
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83.990000 USD

Tradition and Modernity in Spanish-American Literature: From Dario to Carpentier

by A. Sharman
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Focusing on orally transmitted cultural forms in the Caribbean, this book reaffirms the importance of myth and symbol in folk consciousness as a mode of imaginative conceptualization. Paul A. Griffith cross-references Kamau Brathwaite and Derek Walcott s postcolonial debates with issues at seminal sites where Caribbean imaginary insurgencies took root. ...
Afro-Caribbean Poetry and Ritual
Focusing on orally transmitted cultural forms in the Caribbean, this book reaffirms the importance of myth and symbol in folk consciousness as a mode of imaginative conceptualization. Paul A. Griffith cross-references Kamau Brathwaite and Derek Walcott s postcolonial debates with issues at seminal sites where Caribbean imaginary insurgencies took root. This book demonstrates the ways residually oral forms distilled history, society, and culture to cleverly resist aggressions authored through colonialist presumptions. In an analysis of the archetypal patterns in the oral tradition - both literary and nonliterary, this impressive book gives insight into the way in which people think about the world and represent themselves in it.
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104.990000 USD

Afro-Caribbean Poetry and Ritual

by P. Griffith
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