The Resource Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels, Julie Huntington, (electronic book)

Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels, Julie Huntington, (electronic book)

Label
Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels
Title
Sounding off
Title remainder
rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels
Statement of responsibility
Julie Huntington
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Intrigued by "texted" sonorities - the rhythms, musics, ordinary noises, and sounds of language in narratives - Julie Huntington examines the soundscapes in contemporary Francophone novels such as Ousmane Sembene's God's Bits of Wood (Senegal), and Patrick Chamoiseau's Solibo Magnificent (Martinique). Through an ethnomusicological perspective, Huntington argues in Sounding Off that the range of sounds - footsteps, heartbeats, drumbeats - represented in West African and Caribbean works provides a rhythmic polyphony that creates spaces for configuring social and cultur
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huntington, Julie Anne
Dewey number
840.9/35780966
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ3984
LC item number
.H86 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African fiction (French)
  • Caribbean fiction (French)
  • Sounds in literature
  • Rhythm in literature
  • Music in literature
  • Group identity in literature
Label
Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels, Julie Huntington, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-233) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10351571
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 243 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Sounding off : rhythm, music, and identity in West African and Caribbean francophone novels, Julie Huntington, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-233) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10351571
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 243 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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