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Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Cooper, Carolyn J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Literatures in English
Title, Analytic
Lady Saw cuts loose: Female fertility rituals in Jamaican dancehall culture
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Author, Monographic
Crone-Willis, Juliette
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Title, Monographic
Dancing in the millennium
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Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher Name
National Dance Association
Date of Publication
2000
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Page(s)
79-83
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Abstract
Proposes that Jamaican dancehall culture at home and in the diaspora is best understood as an erogenous zone in which the celebration of female sexuality and fertility is ritualised. Dancehall is a liberating space in which working-class women play out roles not ordinarily available in the rigid social conventions of the everyday.....
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