Rhetoric, Popular Culture, and the Anglophone Caribbean
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: University of Pittsburgh Press
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Title Page, About the Series, Copyright, Dedication
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First, Ev.sca, my.sc mother. Ev.scery.sc single thing I do is an acknowledgment of you. Before anything else, I am your son. You are my primary source, my f_irst expe-rience of history. I am bound to look to you, and at you, and for you because you have unfailingly retained your greatest strength for my moments of weakness, as I grapple with other ironies, of course. Among which is the idea that I have ...
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Oho. Like it starting, oui? Don’t be frightened, sweetness: is for the best. I go be with you the whole time. Trust me and let me distract Labor Day.sc. Crown Heights, Brookly.scn, 1999: there I was, standing half-naked in the middle of Eastern Parkway, covered from head to foot in blue paint. Head bad. My costume: horns, shorts, jungle boots, a rough tail, and a nearly empty ...
Chapter 1. Mas Rhetorica: A Brief Discourse on the Caribbean Carnivalesque
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...global consciousness or permitting the historical process to be Participating in carnival undermines the possibility of writing creative, transgressive, and intensely pleasurable, melts the cool The emergence of an articulable Caribbean ethos occurred at a critical juncture in the history of the region. Referred to in the Illustrated London News ...
Chapter 2. Structure, Strategy, and Rhetorical Parameters in Caribbean Expression
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The very cardinal sin is to depart from the language of everyday is deceptive, that is, it can be seen as f_irst and foremost the on images indicate that they have implicitly conceptualized the First, a conv.scersion: in the 1960s the anthropologist Roger Abrahams conduct-ed f_ieldwork in Nevis, St. Kitts, St. Vincent, and Tobago. In a pioneering attempt ...
Chapter 3. From the Darker Side of a Schism: Performance and the Prophetic Masque
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...moveth and liveth pon the earth. .uni00A0.uni00A0. And me say what me see We never thought of the lyric. The lyric was there, it was cute, but we didn’t think of what it meant; but at that time, nobody else would think of it either, because we weren’t as morally open as we are today and so, a lot of stuf_f—really—no excuses—just ...
Chapter 4. ”We Is People”: Earl Lovelace, Ethos, and a Rhetoric of Vernacular Fiction
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...less than other poets, even Homer writes scarcely a page without some kind of direct clarif_ication of motives, of expectations, and selves are often unreliable, Homer—the Homer we know—is not.The epic of Caribbean history.sc and its long, literary stretch into contempo-rary times together signify an extended rhetorical situation, producing authors ...
Chapter 5. Inhabiting the Digital Vernacular: The Old Talkers, the Caribloggers, and the Jamettes
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Hello Kevinuni00A0I amuni00A0Makinguni00A0auni00A0Emailuni00A0For You.uni00A0Iuni00A0Love You. I Hope I’m going into Labor and Jamaica’s Prime Minister is speaking out for gay rights; numbersign.oldstyletalkaboutmotherfuckingmiraclesFor Caribbean people, who hav.sce emerged collectively from a history of frag-mentation and coalescence, the notion of a “virtual community” ought to be ...
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Time to cut the thread. Just make a loop ’round yuh f_inger an Labor Day.sc. Crown Heights, Brookly.scn, 1999: that memory of myself in blue—with fork and horn and tail—brings with it a nagging question. What is the value of intuition without inquiry, and what merit is there in remembering if action is not forthcoming? This was a call to which I could have provided only a par-...
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Bailey, Winston. “Gossiping.” Dingolay! Kiskidee Records, 1994.Batson, Nadia. “Caribbean Girl.” Caribbean Girl. Dynamic Entertainment, 2007.Caribbean Voyage: Trinidad Carnival Roots. The Alan Lomax Collection. Rounder Carter, Anthony. “Dr. Cassandra.” Fire in de Wave. Ice 941502, 1994.De Freitas, Vasco. “Rollo the Ganja.” Caribbean Voyage: Trinidad Carnival Roots. The ...
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Page Count: 264
Illustrations: 14 b& w Illustrations
Publication Year: 2013
Series Title: Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture
Series Editor Byline: David Bartholomae and Jean Ferguson Carr, Editors