Index
Titles of books and albums are italicised, while individual songs and poems are in inverted
commas
afro-centric literature 14
Allen, Harry 144, 146
Alleyne, Mervyn 15
Anansi 47-8,6&1, 102-3, 115, 168
Annie John (Kincaid) 178
Appiah, Kwame Anthony 15-16
archetypes, in film 97-8
'Ardent Fan' (Pincher) 166
audience, as interpreter 1 18
authorshiplauthority 4, 88, 89, 102
'Ava's Diary' (Sistren) 93
Babylon 9-11, 121, 131-2
'Babylon System' (Marley) 123
'Back Out' (Demus) 148-9
'Bad Card' (Marley) 5
bad words 98-9
Bailey, Admiral 145
'Bans 0' Ooman' (Bennett) 52
Barber, Karin 84
Baugh, Edward 146
Beckwith, Martha 45
'Bedspread' (Goodison) 196-8
Bennett, Louise
crafty women 9, 47-8
disclaimers 103
female sensibility 47-52, 57-66, 16-4-5
Jamaican culture 175-7
and literary tradition 13940
motherlchild relationship 56, 57
performance poetry 1
1
persona 47-8
proverbs 3 7 4 6
West Indies 190-1
'Big Tings' (Bennett) 65
'Black Man's Lub Song, De' (anon.) 27-9
blai 153, 172 (1125)
Bob Marley: Reggae King of the World
(Whitney) 121
Brathwaite. Edward 1, 4. 80, 99-100
Breeze, Jean Binta
4, 9, 68-9, 72-3, 81
Brer Nansi see Anansi
Brodber, Ema 3, 16, 120-1
Brown, Lloyd 47
Brown, Stewart 7 1
brutalisation 123, 15 1-2
'Bump Up' (Lovindeer) 149-50
Burnin' (Marley) 118, 121
Bush, Barbara 23, 27
calypso 138, 190
'Candy-Seller' (Bennett) 61-2
capitalism, and literature 102
Caribbean sensibility 183-5
Carmichael, Emma 27
Cassidy orthography 12-13,91-5
Castle, Terry 24
Chang, Victor 90
'Chant Down Babylon' (Marley) 12-4-5
child-rearing 56, 57
Clarke, Sebastian 119-20
class, and language 90
classlgender, as power determinant 54
Cliff, Jimmy 196
collective values, and novel 103
colonialist discourse 100-1
'Colonization in Reverse' (Bennett) 175-7
Color Purple, The (Walker) 96
Confrontation (Marley) 1 18, 124-5
'Crazy Baldhead' (Mariey) 122
Creole 12-13,82,90-5, 140-1
criticism, scribal 84, 100
cross-dressing 149-5 1
'Culture a Lick' (Wales) 146-7
Culture/Slackness 11-12, 141-2, 147-8,
154, 171
'Customs Officer' (Lovindeer) 138
'Cyaan do Di Wuk' (Shabba Ranks) 156
D'Costa, Jean 20, 22, 31, 33
Davis, Stephen 119
'Dead Man' (Bennett) 110-1 1
'Dear Departed Federation'
(Bennett) 182-3
deconstructive criticism 84
DeLisser, Herbert 6
Demus, Chaka 148-9, 154
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