Annie Paul
Kingston, Jamaica
University of the West Indies Press
Caribbean culture :soundings on Kamau Brathwaite
9789766401504
9766401500
439 pages
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Caribbean literature - Congresses.
Popular culture - Congresses. - Caribbean Area
Caribbean Culture
Contents6
Introduction10
Part 1. Ceremonies of the Word46
1. Atumpan48
2. The Rhythms of Caribbean Vocal and Oral-Based Texts63
3. Keeping Your Word85
4. When Form Becomes Substance103
5. A Language of Myth122
Part 2. Jah Music and Dub Elegy134
6. The Music of Kamau Brathwaite136
7. “Travelling Miles”151
8. Remembering Michael Smith (Mikey, Dub and Me)161
Part 3. The Sea Is History170
9. Routes and Roots172
10. Kamau Brathwaite and the Haitian Boat People185
Part 4. Creolization, Historiography and Subalternity196
11. Whose World View Rules? Sublated Contradictions of African and Creole in the Caribbean Historiography of Kamau Brathwaite198
12. Kamau Brathwaite and the Creolization of History in the Anglophone Caribbean227
13. Creolization, Hybridity, Pluralism244
14, The Prose of Creolization255
Part 5. Resurrecting the Human Face from the Archive272
15. Resisting Representation274
16. The Links of a Legacy296
17. The Arabic Manuscript of Muhammad Kaba Saghanughu of Jamaica, c.1820322
18. Religion and Sociopolitical Protest in Jamaica351
Part 6. Creole Bodies, Dancehall Style374
19. “Love Punaany Bad”376
20. Jamaica’s Emerging Tradition in Film390
Part 7. Jamaican Identities and Globalization410
21. Citizenship and Subalternity of the Voice within Globalization412
22. The Word in Cyberspace431
Contributors445