Carnival Culture in Action - The Trinidad Experience

ISBN-10: 0415271290
ISBN-13: 9780415271295
Edition: 2004
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Description: 'Carnival' contests the established definition of carnival as inversive or subversive, offering a new perspective that focuses on the hierarchy within the actual festival event, rather than the one that it displaces or negates.

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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

'Carnival' contests the established definition of carnival as inversive or subversive, offering a new perspective that focuses on the hierarchy within the actual festival event, rather than the one that it displaces or negates.

Milla Cozart Riggio is professor of English at Trinity College, Hartford.

List of Illustrationsnbsp
Acknowledgmentsnbsp
Foreword: Carnival (Theory) after Bakhtinnbsp
Introduction
Time Out or Time In?
The Urban Communities of Carnivalnbsp
Carnival Timelinenbsp
Tobago Carnival - From the Nineteenth Century to the Presentnbsp
The Carnival Story Then and Now: Introduction to Partnbsp;1nbsp
Cannes Bruléesnbsp
The Trinidad Carnival in the Late Nineteenth Centurynbsp
The Martinican: Dress and Politics in Nineteenth-century Trinidad Carnivalnbsp
Indian Presence in Carnivalnbsp; nbsp
Chinese in Trinidad Carnivalnbsp
Playin' Yuhself - Masking the Other: Tradition and Change in Carnival Masqueradesnbsp
'Play Mas' - Play Me, Play We: Introduction to Part 2nbsp;nbsp
Peter Minshall: A Voice to Add to the Song of the Universe An Interviewnbsp
Amerindian Masking in Trinidad's Carnival: The House of Black Elk in San Fernandonbsp
The Blue Devils of Paramin: Tradition and Improvisation in a Village Carnival Bandnbsp
Paramin Blue Devils: A Photographic Essaynbsp
'The Jouvay Theatre Process': From the Street to the Stagenbsp
Carnival People, 1998-2002: A Photographic Essaynbsp
Pan and Calypso - Carnival Beats
We Jamming It: Introduction to Part 3nbsp
The Emancipation-Jouvay Tradition and the Almost Loss of Pannbsp
Voices of Steel: A Historical Perspectivenbsp
Notes on Pannbsp
Reinventing Calypsonbsp
On Redefining the Nation through Party Musicnbsp
Carnival Diaspora 2 0. The Festival Heard Round the World: Introduction to Partnbsp;4nbsp
Globalization in Reverse: The Export of Trinidad Carnivalnbsp
Carnival in Leeds and London, UK: Making New Black British Subjectivitiesnbsp
'New York Equalize You?' Change and Continuity in Brooklyn' Labor Day Carnivalnbsp
Trinidad Carnival Glossarynbsp;nbsp;Contributorsnbsp; Works Cited nbsp
Index

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