Reggae Wisdom: Proverbs in Jamaican Music

Reggae Wisdom: Proverbs in Jamaican Music

by Sw. Anand Prahlad, Sw Anand Prahlad
     
 

What song lyrics say about Jamaican life, Rastafari religion, and reggae music historySee more details below

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What song lyrics say about Jamaican life, Rastafari religion, and reggae music history

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578063208
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
02/19/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Original Man: Culture and Ideology; A Contextual Frame1
Jah Message to Preach: Personas and Rhetorical Aesthetics32
No Cup No Mash: Proverbs in Jamaican Society70
New Brooms Sweep Clean: Proverbs and the Rhetorical Strategies of Address in Reggae Discourse112
Still Water Run Deep: Proverbs of the Itals139
Fire, Corn and Pots: Proverbs of Bob (Robert Nesta) Marley, O. M.170
App. 1: Partial Discography207
App. 2List of Major Proverb Users214
App. 3Interview with Keith Porter217
App. 4List of Proverbs by the Itals and Bob Marley, by Album and Song226
App. 5: Proverb Index234
Notes275
References279
Index291

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