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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Paul, Annie
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Article Title
'No Grave Cannot Hold My Body Down': Rituals of Death and Burial in Postcolonial Jamaica
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Journal Title
Small Axe
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Date of Publication
2007
Volume ID
12
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
142-162
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Abstract
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.....
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