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Author Griffith, Paul A., 1952-

Title Afro-Caribbean poetry and ritual [electronic resource] / Paul A. Griffith.

Published Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 256 p.
Notes Electronic book text.
Contents Introduction * PART I: Mediating Sacred Time and Space * The Limbo: Ritual Re-entry into History * Shipwrecked in the Middle Passage: Limbo as Agon of Soul * Folk Masques: Ritualizing Time and Space * PART II: Oratorical Play * Mythic Voices: Art as the Inheritance of Responsibility * Lullabies and Children's Games: Word as Genesis of Spirit * Spiritual Adventure through Song * Tales and Fables: Charting the Interstice * Conclusion.
File type Document
Summary This book investigates Kamau Brathwaite's and Derek Walcott's postcolonial debates, reading them against the traditional sites of the Caribbean imaginary.
System notes PDF.
History notes Paul A. Griffith is Professor of English at Lamar University.
Subject Brathwaite, Kamau, 1930- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Walcott, Derek. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Caribbean poetry (English) -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
Ritual in literature.
Literary studies: poetry & poets -- English -- Caribbean islands.
Literary studies: from c 1900 - -- English -- Caribbean islands.
ISBN 9780230106529 : 汮69
0230106528 : 汮69