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The Resource Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels, Julie Huntington

Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels, Julie Huntington

Label
Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels
Title
Sounding off
Title remainder
rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels
Statement of responsibility
Julie Huntington
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Intrigued by "texted" sonorities - the rhythms, musics, ordinary noises, and sounds of language in narratives - Julie Huntington examines the soundscapes in contemporary Francophone novels such as Ousmane Sembene's God's Bits of Wood (Senegal), and Patrick Chamoiseau's Solibo Magnificent (Martinique). Through an ethnomusicological perspective, Huntington argues in Sounding Off that the range of sounds - footsteps, heartbeats, drumbeats - represented in West African and Caribbean works provides a rhythmic polyphony that creates spaces for configuring social and cultur
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Cataloging source
N$T
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Huntington, Julie Anne
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
African soundscapes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African fiction (French)
  • Caribbean fiction (French)
  • Sound in literature
  • Rhythm in literature
  • Music in literature
  • Group identity in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • MUSIC
  • African fiction (French)
  • Caribbean fiction (French)
  • Group identity in literature
  • Music in literature
  • Rhythm in literature
  • Sound in literature
Label
Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels, Julie Huntington
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-233) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Rhythm and Transcultural Poetics; 2. Rhythm and Reappropriation in God's Bits of Wood and The Suns of Independence; 3. Rhythm, Music, and Identity in L'appel des arènes and Ti Jean L'horizon; 4. Music and Mourning in Crossing the Mangrove and Solibo Magnificent; Concluding Remarks; Works Cited; Index
Control code
ocn607553985
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 243 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439900338
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 243731
  • 22573/ctt13zxfts
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607553985
Label
Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels, Julie Huntington
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-233) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Rhythm and Transcultural Poetics; 2. Rhythm and Reappropriation in God's Bits of Wood and The Suns of Independence; 3. Rhythm, Music, and Identity in L'appel des arènes and Ti Jean L'horizon; 4. Music and Mourning in Crossing the Mangrove and Solibo Magnificent; Concluding Remarks; Works Cited; Index
Control code
ocn607553985
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 243 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439900338
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 243731
  • 22573/ctt13zxfts
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607553985

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