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Department of Literatures in English
Creole then and now: The problem of definition
Shepherd, Verene A.; Richards, Glen L.
Questioning creole: Creolisation discourses in Caribbean culture
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Also appears in Caribbean Quarterly 44.1-2, (1998): 33-49
Asks what 'creole' and 'creolization' mean. Discusses roots and etymology by extracting dictionary definitions in English, Spanish, and French. These serve as the principles of co-identification in the variety of creole-designated phenomena. Calls for further examination of existing theories of cultural creolization including Brathwaite's, creolite, criollismo, and postcolonial theory.....