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Author Hill, Edwin C., 1971- author

Title Black soundscapes white stages : the meaning of Francophone sound in the black Atlantic / Edwin C. Hill Jr
Published Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series The Callaloo African Diaspora Series
Callaloo African diaspora series.
Contents Introduction: Le tumulte noir (pt I): French imperial soundscapes and the New World -- "Adieu madras, adieu foulard": the Doudou's colonial complaint -- "To begin the Biguine": remembering Antillean musical time -- La Baker: Princesse Tam Tam and the Doudou's signature dilemma -- Negritude drum circles: the Tam-Tam and the beat -- Le poste colonial and technologies of the minor -- Conclusion: "Notes from the sound field."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African diaspora in literature.
Beguines (Music) -- West Indies, French -- History.
Blacks -- West Indies, French -- Music -- History.
Negritude (Literary movement)
Poetics -- Language.
Sound (Philosophy)
Soundscapes (Music) -- West Indies, French.
West Indian literature (French) -- History and criticism.
West Indies, French -- Colonization.
Genre/Form Music.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421410605 (electronic bk.)
1421410605 (electronic)
9781421410609 (electronic bk.)