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Pollard, Velma
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Department of Educational Studies
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Sound and power: Artistry in the language of the Rastafari
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2nd Conference on Caribbean Culture and Festival of the Word
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January 9-12, 2002
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University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica)
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Abstract
Focuses on the creation of words within the lexicon (wordology) of Dread Talk particularly on the importance of word SOUND in that language. It comments as well on the movement of the word/the philosophy/the way of life that Rastafari and the part the sound of Reggae music has played in its spread from Jamaica to the 'round earth's imagined corners'.....
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