Afro Caribbean Poetry and Ritual

The sanctity of life seems damned as if birth is but a pernicious outgrowth of evil.
The circle, typology of revolution or awakening, seems to bring no dawn, no
revelation; these desperate “lives revolve round ... These images incarnate the
vortex or limbo void that catalyzes the psychic drift and that continually frustrates
the ...

Afro Caribbean Poetry and Ritual

Afro Caribbean Poetry and Ritual

Focusing on orally transmitted cultural forms in the Caribbean, this book reaffirms the importance of myth and symbol in folk consciousness as a mode of imaginative conceptualization. Paul A. Griffith cross-references Kamau Brathwaite and Derek Walcott s postcolonial debates with issues at seminal sites where Caribbean imaginary insurgencies took root. This book demonstrates the ways residually oral forms distilled history, society, and culture to cleverly resist aggressions authored through colonialist presumptions. In an analysis of the archetypal patterns in the oral tradition - both literary and nonliterary, this impressive book gives insight into the way in which people think about the world and represent themselves in it.

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Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: P. Griffith
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-26 - Publisher: Springer

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Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Stelios Panayotakis, Michael Paschalis
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-31 - Publisher: Barkhuis

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Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Ari J. Adipurwawidjana, M. B. Hackler
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