Emoff, Ron: Music & the Performance of Identity on Marie-Galante, French Antilles (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9780754665656

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Subtitle: SOAS Musicology Series

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Preface: stepping out-of-the-way; Introduction: an out-of-the-way island; Tradition and official versions of history; Aimé Césaire, language, and the subsurreal; Gwo Ka drumming and claiming a sound place; Being/not being French: Kadril; Mayoleur, the festival stage, Rastafarianism; Conclusion: histories within histories; Works cited; Index.