Reggae Wisdom: Proverbs in Jamaican Music

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Contents

Acknowledgments
ix
Introduction
xvii
Culture and Ideology A Contextual Frame
1
Personas and Rhetorical Aesthetics
32
Proverbs in Jamaican Society
70
Proverbs and the Rhetorical Strategies of Address in Reggae Discourse
112
Proverbs of the Itals
139
Proverbs of Bob Robert Nesta Marley OM
170
List of Major Proverb Users
214
Interview with Keith Porter
217
List of Proverbs by the Itals and Bob Marley by Album and Song
226
Proverb Index
234
Notes
275
References
279
Index
291
Copyright

Partial Discography
207

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