Author Affiliation, Ana.
'No Grave Cannot Hold My Body Down': Rituals of Death and Burial in Postcolonial Jamaica
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In contemporary Jamaica, funerals increasingly revolve around fantasy coffins and designer caskets. This paper attempts to marshal visual and textual information describing recent developments in Jamaican funerals with a view to recording attempts by the Jamaican underclasses to produce prestige for themselves in the face of an ever-effacing violence.....