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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 180–198.
Published: 01 March 2017
... for cultural identity, also visible in Caribbean carnivals and in regional musical rhythms such as zouk. Créolité also comes in for a variety of readings and analyses in the critical realm. A few short years after the publication of the Éloge , the late Richard D. E. Burton followed up a comprehensive...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 228–230.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and popular music. She has published several articles on ethnographic writings, aesthetics, the cultural politics of West Indian music industries, and world music. Her main publications include Zouk: World Music in the West Indies (1993) and Governing Sound: The Cultural Politics of Trinidad’s Car...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., Berkeley. She has published several articles on ethnographic writings, aesthetics, and world music, and is the author of Zouk: World Music in the West Indies (1993). She is cur- rently completing a book-length manuscript entitled “Governing Sounds: Th e Politics and Aesthetics of the Calypso Music...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 149–159.
Published: 01 June 2008
... histories. Here, Torres-Saillant also provocatively contends that the heightened academic and popular interest in Caribbean music (chutney, konpa, rara, racine, ragamuffin, reggae, reggaton, salsa, soca, zouk) over the last few decades has coincided with a regrettable loss of international prestige...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 154–163.
Published: 01 July 2011
... he had loved and heard the zouk that had sometimes put him to sleep, snaking through the window from the bar below their room. By the time he reached the part where he was on Dieu est mon pilote à Tanqueray, a small dock with a glistening white vessel was nearby. He swam past...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 69–82.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., French, Danish, and English) have been enriched and reformed into ethnic mosaics (Cruzan, Jamaica talk, Spanglish, Arabic, French Creole, English Creole, and Virgin Islands English). A diversity of musical traditions and trends—such as quelbe, cariso, fungi, zouk, belle, soca and calypso, salsa, meringue...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 70–86.
Published: 01 October 2006
...- tectural, medical, etc. practices of the different people in question.”14 Carnival, the Creole garden, cuisine, and music such as zouk, the beguine, and other improvised, composite forms are some of the specific results, traces, or by-products of bricolage. Creolization can be seen enacted through...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 112–132.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., what the Caribbean gives of itself to the “First World” has been a largely matter of eye candy.² Even in its aural evocations—zouke, reggae, salsa, calypso, and such—the arts of Caribbean have been overburdened by a glut of exportable visual signs for foreign consumers. Always...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 40–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... to bring the Afro- and Indo-Trinidadians together, soca songs in the 1990s competitions continued to draw the voices of new subjects into the carnival scene. Infl uenced by the growing prominence of women in other Carib- bean popular musics, such as dancehall and zouk, and transnational practices...