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Miss Lou : Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture.

Author: Mervyn Morris
Publisher: Luton : Andrews UK, 2014.
Series: Caribbean Lives Series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The career of Louise Bennett ('Miss Lou') is an essential component in any reckoning of Jamaican culture. This book offers a brief account of her life (1919-2006): a story of challenges and blessings, of a journey towards national and international acclaim. It draws on a variety of sources, including interviews, archives, academic theses, documentary projects, recorded performances and Louise Bennett's own writings.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morris, Mervyn.
Miss Lou : Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture.
Luton : Andrews UK, ©2014
Named Person: Louise Bennett
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mervyn Morris
ISBN: 9781909930124 1909930121 9781909930117 1909930113 1908493976 9781908493972
OCLC Number: 883568250
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (126 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Front matter; Title page; Publisher information; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Quotation; Permissions; Introduction; Body matter; 1. Beginnings; 2. Later Years; 3. Miss Lou and Pantomime; 4. Anancy and Miss Lou; 5. The Poems; 6. Aunty Roachy; 7. Legacy; Back matter; Recommended books and recordings; Also available.
Series Title: Caribbean Lives Series.

Abstract:

The career of Louise Bennett ('Miss Lou') is an essential component in any reckoning of Jamaican culture. This book offers a brief account of her life (1919-2006): a story of challenges and blessings, of a journey towards national and international acclaim. It draws on a variety of sources, including interviews, archives, academic theses, documentary projects, recorded performances and Louise Bennett's own writings. It also offers an assessment of Miss Lou's contribution to the arts. She was ...

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