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Title Marronnage and arts [electronic resource] : revolts in bodies and voices / edited by Stéphanie Melyon-Reinette.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 210 pages) : illustrations
Note Originating from a conference organized for the Africaphonie Festival in Paris, on May 10, 2011, "Marronage: Music, Dance and Politics."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; LIST OF TABLES; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PART I; THE EVOLUTION OF GWO KA FROM THE TWENTIETH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT DAY; BÈLÈ IN MARTINIQUE; THE TAMBOR-DE-CRIOULA AND THE ISSUES OF AFRO-DESCENDANTS; MALOYA AND DANCE; PART II; FREEDOM IN THE MAS; JAZZMUSIC AND AMIRI BARAKA'S CONTINUUM; MIZIK KONT PWOFITASYON; REGGAE, RASTA AND THE TRANSCENDENTAL USE OF ALTERNATIVE PUBLIC SPACES IN THE UK BY DANCEHALL DEEJAYS; PART III; THE CREOLE HIP HOP CULTURE; WILL THE REAL NÈG MAWON PLEASE STAND UP.
WALKING THE PATHS OF MARRONNAGE TO THE CREATION OF DANCEHALL AND RAP MUSICFROM THE GREAT ISLAND TO THE AFRICAN CONTINENT THROUGH THE WESTERN WORLD; BIBLIOGRAPHY; CONTRIBUTORS; NOTES.
Summary Marronnage is a stance, an attitude, a mentality or even a style. This book gives a large span of declensions of marronnage and shows how the quest for freedom during Slavery has infiltrated social relationships and the arts. Thus, identity approaches and expressions very specific to postcolonial societies and conditioned by the interracial and phenotypical-social interactions have developed. Those musics and dances are cosmogonies with their particular codes. New spheres where the enslaved ...
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Subject Folk music -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Black people -- Music -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Dance, Black -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Slavery -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Added Author Melyon-Reinette, Stéphanie.
Other Form: Print version: 9781443841429 1443841420
ISBN 1443844063 (electronic bk.)
9781443844062 (electronic bk.)
9781299658615 (MyiLibrary)
129965861X (MyiLibrary)
9781443841429 (hardback)
1443841420 (hardback)