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Author Cartwright, Keith (Professor), author.

Title Sacral grooves, limbo gateways : travels in deep southern time, circum-Caribbean space, Afro-creole authority.

Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR eBook (C-19)  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xi, 309 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series The New Southern Studies
New southern studies.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note on the Illustrations; Invocation: To Bust Your Shell; INTRODUCATION: Reborn Again: Orphan Initiations, Motherless Lands; Part One: The Ancestral House; CHAPTER ONE: Down to the Mire: Travels, Shouts, and Saraka in Atlantic Praise-Housings; CHAPTER TWO: Lift Every Voice and Swing: James Weldon Johnson's God-Met Places and Native Lands; Part Two: Les Invisibles; CHAPTER THREE: Fe Chauffe, Balanse, Swing: Saint-Domingue Refugees in the Govi of New Orleans; CHAPTER FOUR: Making Faces at the Sublime: Momentum from within Creole City.
Part Three: Sangre y MonteCHAPTER FIVE: "Come and Gaze on a Mystery": Zora Neale Hurston's Rain-Bringing Authority; CHAPTER SIX: "Vamonos pa'l Monte": Into Florida's Repeating Bush; ENVOI: "White Women Have Never Known What to Do with Their Blood": Gulf Carriers and Sanguine Knowledge; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary ""We're seeing people that we didn't know exist, "" the director of FEMA acknowledged in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Sacral Grooves, Limbo Gateways offers a corrective to some of America's institutionalized invisibilities by delving into the submerged networks of ritual performance, writing, intercultural history, and migration that have linked the coastal U.S. South with the Caribbean and the wider Atlantic world. This interdisciplinary study slips beneath the bar of rigid national and literary periods, embarking upon deeper-more rhythmic and embodied-signatures of time. It swings low throu.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject African Americans -- Southern States -- Social life and customs.
Creoles -- Southern States -- Social life and customs.
Blacks -- Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs.
Creoles -- Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs.
Space and time -- Social aspects.
Authority -- Social aspects.
Southern States -- Social life and customs.
Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs.
American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Caribbean literature (English) -- History and criticism.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Caribbean & Latin American.
Caribbean Area. (OCoLC)fst01244080
Southern States. (OCoLC)fst01244550
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Print version: Cartwright, Keith, 1960- Sacral grooves, limbo gateways. Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2013] 9780820345369 (DLC) 2012041531 (OCoLC)818327282
ISBN 9780820342139 (electronic bk.)
0820342130 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. CHNEW 000642194
DEBBG BV043035153
DEBBG BV044063791
DEBSZ 421255099
DEBSZ 431523037
NZ1 15295416

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