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Sacral grooves, limbo gateways : travels in deep southern time, circum-Caribbean space, Afro-creole authority.

By: Cartwright, Keith (Professor) [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.New southern studies: Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (xi, 309 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780820342139; 0820342130.Subject(s): African Americans -- Southern States -- Social life and customs | Creoles -- Southern States -- Social life and customs | Blacks -- Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs | Creoles -- Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs | Space and time -- Social aspects | Authority -- Social aspects | American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism | Caribbean literature (English) -- History and criticismAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Sacral grooves, limbo gateways.DDC classification: 305.896/073075 | 305.89607307 | 305.896073075 LOC classification: E185.86 .C327 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note on the Illustrations; Invocation: To Bust Your Shell; INTRODUCATION: Reborn Again: Orphan Initiations, Motherless Lands; Part One: The Ancestral House; CHAPTER ONE: Down to the Mire: Travels, Shouts, and Saraka in Atlantic Praise-Housings; CHAPTER TWO: Lift Every Voice and Swing: James Weldon Johnson's God-Met Places and Native Lands; Part Two: Les Invisibles; CHAPTER THREE: Fe Chauffe, Balanse, Swing: Saint-Domingue Refugees in the Govi of New Orleans; CHAPTER FOUR: Making Faces at the Sublime: Momentum from within Creole City.
Part Three: Sangre y MonteCHAPTER FIVE: "Come and Gaze on a Mystery": Zora Neale Hurston's Rain-Bringing Authority; CHAPTER SIX: "Vamonos pa'l Monte": Into Florida's Repeating Bush; ENVOI: "White Women Have Never Known What to Do with Their Blood": Gulf Carriers and Sanguine Knowledge; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary: ""We're seeing people that we didn't know exist, "" the director of FEMA acknowledged in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Sacral Grooves, Limbo Gateways offers a corrective to some of America's institutionalized invisibilities by delving into the submerged networks of ritual performance, writing, intercultural history, and migration that have linked the coastal U.S. South with the Caribbean and the wider Atlantic world. This interdisciplinary study slips beneath the bar of rigid national and literary periods, embarking upon deeper-more rhythmic and embodied-signatures of time. It swings low throu.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note on the Illustrations; Invocation: To Bust Your Shell; INTRODUCATION: Reborn Again: Orphan Initiations, Motherless Lands; Part One: The Ancestral House; CHAPTER ONE: Down to the Mire: Travels, Shouts, and Saraka in Atlantic Praise-Housings; CHAPTER TWO: Lift Every Voice and Swing: James Weldon Johnson's God-Met Places and Native Lands; Part Two: Les Invisibles; CHAPTER THREE: Fe Chauffe, Balanse, Swing: Saint-Domingue Refugees in the Govi of New Orleans; CHAPTER FOUR: Making Faces at the Sublime: Momentum from within Creole City.

Part Three: Sangre y MonteCHAPTER FIVE: "Come and Gaze on a Mystery": Zora Neale Hurston's Rain-Bringing Authority; CHAPTER SIX: "Vamonos pa'l Monte": Into Florida's Repeating Bush; ENVOI: "White Women Have Never Known What to Do with Their Blood": Gulf Carriers and Sanguine Knowledge; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z.

""We're seeing people that we didn't know exist, "" the director of FEMA acknowledged in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Sacral Grooves, Limbo Gateways offers a corrective to some of America's institutionalized invisibilities by delving into the submerged networks of ritual performance, writing, intercultural history, and migration that have linked the coastal U.S. South with the Caribbean and the wider Atlantic world. This interdisciplinary study slips beneath the bar of rigid national and literary periods, embarking upon deeper-more rhythmic and embodied-signatures of time. It swings low throu.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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KEITH CARTWRIGHT is an associate professor of English at the University of North Florida. He is the author of Reading Africa into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales ; Junkanoo: A Christmas Pageant ; and Saint-Louis: A Wool Strip-Cloth for Sekou Dabo .

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