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Art and ritual in the black diaspora.

Author: Paul Griffith
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Lexington Books, 2016.
Series: The Black Atlantic Cultural Series : revisioning the literary, visual, and performing arts
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This book examines residual oral conventions that shape the black diaspora imaginary in the Caribbean and the United States. Through a hermeneutical focus, Griffith provides fresh understandings of the Atlantic as a frame for a philosophical and cultural counterdiscourse in postcolonial communities.
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Griffith, Paul.
Art and ritual in the black diaspora.
[Place of publication not identified] : Lexington Books, 2016
(OCoLC)958449224
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Griffith
ISBN: 9781498527446 1498527442
OCLC Number: 965346329
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Ch01. Introduction; Ch02. The Spirituals; Ch03. Animate Authority of Word and Rite; Ch04. Plots and Counterplots; Ch05. The Quest for Divine Fullness; Ch06. Ritual Relocation of Self; Ch07. Alchemy as Transformational Magic; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Series Title: The Black Atlantic Cultural Series : revisioning the literary, visual, and performing arts

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