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By Milla Cozart Riggio

This superbly illustrated quantity good points paintings via best writers and specialists on carnival from around the globe, and contains wonderful photograph essays through acclaimed photographers Pablo Delano and Jeffrey Chock. Editor Milla Cozart Riggio offers a physique of labor that takes the reader on a desirable trip exploring a number of the elements of carnival - its traditions, its historical past, its song, its politics - and prefaces each one part with an illuminating essay.

Traditional carnival thought, established mostly at the paintings of Mikhail Bakhtin and Victor Turner, has lengthy outlined carnival as inversive or subversive. The essays during this groundbreaking anthology jointly opposite that pattern, supplying a re-definition of 'carnival' that focuses no longer at the hierarchy it briefly displaces or negates, yet a person who is rooted within the genuine competition event.

Carnival info its new thought by way of a carnival that's instantaneously consultant and distinct: The Carnival of Trinidad - the main copied but least studied significant carnival within the world.

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