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Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Susanna Sloat

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book tells how Caribbean dance is shaped by cultures mixing Africa and Europe and sometimes Asia in a new world. Many authors are cultural leaders on the islands, while others live elsewhere, ... More


Big Drum Dance of Carriacou

Annette C. Macdonald (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Dance

Annette Macdonald describes the Big Drum ceremony of Carriacou, which includes sacred rituals and nation dances reflecting African origins and creole dances including types of bele, through the lens ... More


Reimagining the Caribbean: Seeing, Reading, Thinking

Carole Boyce Davies

in Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038020
eISBN:
9780252095863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author's reflections about one of her journeys loaded with personal and epic meaning, from Grenada to Carriacou. Deliberately recapturing lost personal history, she retraces ... More


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