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Caribbean Migrant Writers and the Politics of Return

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter two focuses on well-known Afro-Caribbean women writers, Jamaica Kincaid and Edwidge Danticat, who reside in the United States and make a significant contribution to “resistance culture.” ... More


Harlem Carnival: Dame Lorraine Dances and the Seventh Avenue Street Parade

Ray Allen

in Jump Up!: Caribbean Carnival Music in New York

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190656843
eISBN:
9780190656881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656843.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 3 turns to the establishment of Harlem’s Dame Lorraine Carnival dances in the mid-1930s and the founding of an outdoor Carnival parade on Seventh Avenue in 1947. The importance of calypso ... More


Race

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at the racialising of Englishness. This is explicitly expressed in the Notting Hill riots, which led to the re-alignments of identity among the Caribbean migrants and indigenous ... More


Bargaining and Hoping

N. D. B. Connolly

in A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226115146
eISBN:
9780226135250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135250.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter highlights white, black, and indigenous people’s efforts create new opportunities for political power during the inflation and bursting of Miami’s real estate bubble during the 1920s. It ... More


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