Jazz Griot Thesis.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Submitted: December 03, 2016

"Consciousness is nothing but conscious social existence". Karl Mark. "The ability to define is the ability to control". ... Read Chapter

An Oral Polemic.

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Section One: Orality. Chapter One:  An Oral Polemics. I have mentioned a polemics associated with a Black diasporan 1 trad... Read Chapter

Oral Poetry as Cultural Resistance.

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Chapter Two:  Oral Poetry as Cultural Resistance. Oral tradition as a form of social comment can be seen from the earliest days... Read Chapter

The Oral Literate Continuum.

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Chapter Three: The Oral/Literate Continuum. There are some key differences between the oral culture of today's Black performance poe... Read Chapter

Musicality- Word , Sound & Power.

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Section Two: Musicality. Chapter Four: Suggested Historical Arche-types of Contemporary Black Performance Poets. In the expr... Read Chapter

Griot.

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Chapter Five: The First Poetic Arche-type; 'The Griot'. Sociologist John Miller Chernoff, on the role of music in African society, h... Read Chapter

Preacher.

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Chapter Six: The Second Poetic Archetype; The Gospel Preacher. The performance poets from today's contemporary Black diasporan ... Read Chapter

Bluesman.

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Chapter Seven: The Third Poetic Arche-type; The Blues Artist. In Chapter this section I would like to look at the secular equivalent... Read Chapter

Jazzpoet.

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Chapter Eight: Jazz Poets as Urban Griots. Jazz poetry stands as an easily recognisable bridge, a point of transition where we can s... Read Chapter

Fractals.

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Chapter Nine: Freedom Flavoured Fractals. I would like to begin to look more closely at the ways in which the poetic archetypes I ha... Read Chapter

Black U.K.

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Chapter Eleven:  A Black UK. Redefinition of Form. The diversity of forms and the cross-pollination of cultural influences that... Read Chapter

It's In The Mix.

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Chapter Twelve:Its in The Mix. By continually reinventing, their art-form as a means of reconfigurating their identity, the Black pe... Read Chapter

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