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Journal Article
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Stanley-Niaah, Sonjah N.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Institute of Caribbean Studies
Article Title
A common genealogy: dancehall, limbo and the sacred performance space
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Discourses in Dance
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Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
2
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
9-26
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Abstract
Looks at dancehall empirically and through the historical lens by situating it within the context of an age old ritual-that has transformed over time. It explores the limitations and potential of performance spaces such as dancehall which are revealed in the way they negotiate with the urban, temporary, policed and nomadic spaces to create transformatory and transcendental ones.....
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