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Body Talk: Notes on Women and Spectacle in Contempory Trinidad Carnaval

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Barnes,Natasha Bernadine (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
March 2000
Published:
Jamaica, West Indies: Ian Randle
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Trinidad and Tobago, Carnivals and festivals, Gender
Notes:
Focuses on the role of women and women's bodies in Trinidad Carnival. Information on the book 'Afro-Creole: Power, Opposition and Play in the Caribbean; Views on the Janus-faced effect of women's bodily performance; Collusion of global capitalism in the marketing and commodification of Caribbean popular culture.