Kingston, Jamaica
University of the West Indies Press
Archipelagos of Sound
9789766400662
350
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Contents6
Introduction8
1. The Blackness of Sugar26
2. Louise Bennett in Performance41
3. Between La Habana and Veracruz76
4. Guadeloupean Women Performing Gwo Ka100
5. Celia’s Shoes126
6. Calypso Rose’s Phallic “Palet” and the Sweet Treat of Erotic Aurality150
7. “Born in Chanel, Christen in Gucci"178
8. The Rhetoric of Hips198
9. The Black Diaspora North of the Border224
10. Who Is Grace Jones?241
11. “Ladies a Your Time Now!”265
12. From Third Wave to Third World286
13. Whose Rihanna?306
14. I and Ireland328
Contributors348
Acknowledgements350