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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Cooper, Carolyn J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Literatures in English
Article Title
Punany powah
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Journal Title
Black Media Journal
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Date of Publication
2000
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Issue ID
2
Page(s)
50-52
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Abstract
Looks at Jamaica dancehall culture and suggests that the importation of an adulterated Trinidad carnival aesthetic into Jamaica popular culture has resulted in the cross-fertilisation of traditions of sexualised roleplay in which costume, dance and music are primal signifiers.