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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Allen, Carolyn
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Department of Literatures in English
Title, Analytic
Creole then and now: The problem of definition
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Shepherd, Verene A.; Richards, Glen L.
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Title, Monographic
Questioning creole: Creolisation discourses in Caribbean culture
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Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2002
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47-63
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Also appears in Caribbean Quarterly 44.1-2, (1998): 33-49
Abstract
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.....
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