Jeannette Allsopp
John R. Rickford
Kingston, Jamaica
Canoe Press ;
Language, culture and Caribbean identity
9789768125927
9768125926
178 pages
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Linguistics - Caribbean Area.
Language and culture - Caribbean Area.
Group identity - Caribbean Area.
Creole dialects - Caribbean Area.
Literature.
Music - Caribbean Area.
CONTENTS6
INTRODUCTION8
1. WHITHER ENGLISH INTHE CARIBBEAN?16
2. THE CREOLE CONCEPT IN CULTURE STUDIES26
3. REDUPLICATION AND LANGUAGE CHANGE IN GUYANA36
4. THE FUTURE MARKERS IN URBAN AND RURAL GUYANESE CREOLE50
5. THE SOCIAL AND THE LINGUISTIC IN SOCIOLINGUISTIC VARIATION58
6. THE DCEU SETS SAIL FROM BRIDGETOWN ON FRIDAY, 26 APRIL 199670
7. “COOLIE TYPES”76
8. CARIBBEAN LEXICOGRAPHY88
9. IN SUPPORT OF AFROGENESIS100
10. MINGI MAMMA114
11. COMFA122
12. NARRATIVE AS AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE FOLK130
13. THE EFFECTIVE USE OF LITERARY DEVICES IN THE CALYPSO136
14. CONSTRUCTING FRENCH CREOLE IDENTITY THROUGH LANGUAGE, MUSIC AND DANCE146
15. A FOLKLORIC APPROACHTO LITERACY158
16. BOYS WILL BE BOYS168
CONTRIBUTORS184