TITLE

Performing Gender in the Trinidad Calypso

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Hope Munro
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Latin American Music Review;Spring/Summer2004, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the male and female artists performing in calypsos in Trinidad. Role of calypso artists in matching topics of music performances; Effect of private sponsorship of Carnivals on women performers; Trend in the sexual fantasies played by women in calypsos; Obstacles to women entering professional calypsos; Factors to be considered by women to interrupt the discourse of male dominance in popular songs.
ACCESSION #
13910821

 

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