Constructing vernacular culture in the trans-Caribbean / edited by Holger Henke and Karl-Heinz Magister.

Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2008.
Caribbean studies (Lanham, Md.)
Caribbean studies
xxiii, 407 p. ; 23 cm.
Caribbean literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs.
Introduction: constructing vernacular culture in the trans-Caribbean / Holger Henke and Karl-Heinz Magister
Premigration legacies and transnational identities: Afro-Surinamese and Indo-Surinamese in the Netherlands / Mies van Niekerk
The many voices of Caribbean culture in New York City / Bettina E. Schmidt
Family reunion rituals of African-Caribbean transnational families: instilling a historical and diasporic consciousness / Constance R. Sutton
Dancing around dancehall: popular music and pentecostal identity in transnational Jamaica and Haiti / Melvin L. Butler
Rituals, journeys, and modernity: Caribbean spiritual baptists in New York / Maarit Forde
Performing "differences": gossip in Olive Senior's short stories / Carol Bailey
"This is my vibes": legitimizing vernacular expressions in Caribana / Lyndon Phillip
Patrick Chamoiseau's seascapes and the trans-Caribbean imagery / Wendy Knepper
"A local habitation and a name": travelers, migrants, nomads of "Caribbean New York" in Colin Channer's Waiting in Vain / Karl-Heinz Magister
Playing both home and away: national and transnational identities in the work of Bruce St. John / Elaine Savory
The Amerindian transnational experience in Pauline Melville's The Ventriloquist's Tale / Tanya Shields
Readings from Aqui y Alla: music, commercialism, and the Latino-Caribbean transnational imaginary / Raphael Dalleo
Like sugar in coffee: third wave feminism and the Caribbean / Patricia Mohammed
Work that body: sexual citizenship and embodied freedom / Mimi Sheller
Caribbean cyberculture: towards an understanding of gender, sexuality, and identity within the digital culture Matrix / Curwen Best
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Henke, Holger.
Magister, Karl-Heinz.
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