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Noises in the blood : orality, gender, and the "vulgar" body of Jamaican popular culture

Author: Carolyn Cooper
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1995.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cooper, Carolyn, 1950-
Noises in the blood.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1995
(DLC) 94037826
(OCoLC)31206584
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Cooper
ISBN: 9780822381921 0822381923
OCLC Number: 191222310
Notes: Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1993.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 214 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Oral sexual discourse in Jamaican popular culture --
'Me know no law, me know no sin': transgressive identities and the voice of innocence: the historical context --
'Culture an tradition an birthright': proverb as metaphor in the poetry of Louise Bennett --
That cunny Jarnma oman: representations of female sensibility in the poetry of Louise Bennett --
Words unbroken by the beat: the performance poetry of Jean Binta Breeze and Mikey Smith --
Writing oral history: Sistren Theatre Collective's Lionheart Gal --
Country come to town: Michael Thelwell's The Harder They Come --
Chanting down Babylon: Bob Marley's song as literary text --
Slackness hiding from culture: erotic play in the dancehall --
From 'centre' to 'margin': turning history upside down --
Appendix 1. Proverbs from Louise Bennett --
Appendix 2. Jamaican proverbs: a gender perspective.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Carolyn Cooper.

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