Suggests, marijuana use was occasionally used to prove that rastafarians were generally work-shy, unproductive members of 8 rex nettleford, mirror, mirror: identity, race and protest in jamaica (kingston: w collins and sangster, 1970), 81 9 george e simpson, “political cultism in west kingston, jamaica,” social and. Name rex nettleford, role choreographer rex nettleford caribbean culture too diverse to be labelled prof died february 2, 2010, washington, dc, united states education university of the west indies books mirror - mirror: identity - r, seasons of dance: the story of j, caribbean cultural identity: t, inward stretch. Mr nettleford's field research among the rastas informed his work with the dance troupe as well as his seminal 1969 study of caribbean identity, “mirror mirror” and his reframing of the rastafari movement helped pave the way for the worldwide explosion of rasta-inspired reggae music in the 1970s. Published: (1970) mirror, mirror identity, race, and protest in jamaica by: nettleford, rex m, 1933- published: (1970) caribbean cultural identity : the case of jamaica : an essay in cultural dynamics / by: nettleford, rex m, 1933-2010 published: (1979) jamaica in independence : essays on the early years / by: nettleford.
Beginning with the collection of essays, mirror, mirror, published in 1969 and his editing and compiling of the speeches and writings of norman manley, manley and the new jamaica, in 1971, nettleford established himself as a serious public historian and social critic in 1968, he took over direction of the school for. Rupert l ewis spoke to professor nettleford's critique of the black elite, focusing mainly on rex's 1970 publica tion mirror, mirror - identity, race and protest in jamaica this 15 per cent of afro-europeans form the core of the middle class and persist in attitudes which bolster the motto, reprimand the rastas for turning the. This essay offers a discussion of rex nettleford's classic mirror mirror: identity, race, and protest in jamaica it aims to situate the book in the wake of the jamaican 1960s, both as a way of coming to terms with the first decade of political sovereignty and at the same time as a way of anticipating an unknown future to come. Mirror mirror in non-fiction mirror mirror by rex nettleford usd 1599 qty share facebook twitter published dimension 550 x 850 pages 280 format paper back isbn 976-610-164-7.
Cationand criticalanalysishe gave to jamaica service of a most distin- guished nature in academia, trade unionism, public life, and through the performing arts, in particulardance he used the national dance theatre company, which he co founded in 1963, a-s the society's mir ror to itself mirror, mirror. The little theatre movement looks back with gratitude and respect on the remarkable contribution of prof the hon rex nettleford om, fioj prof rex nettleford's association with the ltm began in 1954 anancy and magic mirror as a dancer he later progressed to directing three national pantomimes – 1960 “ carib gold”. Headed the natlonnl council on educalion and haserved ,m numer ous otht:r commissjoil\ in his nativt' j amaica prqfessor nettle ford cdnor nl i caribbean quarter) anj the authtll of several publicat1rns mcludmg the rastafarians in kingston, lamait'a (with f r augier and mg smith): and mirror, mirror: identity,.
How did there come to be a “new kingston” david scott “seeing false images of ourselves”: rex nettleford's mirror mirror in the wake of the 1960s visualities clinton hutton the jamaican 1960s: a visual dossier book discussion: vanessa pérez-rosario, becoming julia de burgos: the making of a. Rex m nettleford has 23 books on goodreads with 206 ratings rex m nettleford's most popular book is mirror mirror. Small axe's editor, david scott will be speaking as part of princeton university's reimagining the global south series in the department of comparative literature seeing false images of ourselves: rex nettleford's mirror mirror in the wake of the 1960s 16 march 2017 princeton university 101 east.
He wrote mirror, mirror, a 1969 book that takes a comprehensive look at race in jamaica in 1975, the jamaican government acknowledged his accomplishments by awarding nettleford the order of merit rex nettleford, dance choreographer, academic, historian, authority on all things caribbean, died on.
In rex nettleford's mirror mirror: identity, race, and protest in jamaica, rastafari appears as an expression of black knowledge and politics and as a barometer of the immediate postindependence security concerns as they related to black jamaicans this essay is interested in what nettleford could not. There are such titles as mirror, mirror by rex nettleford, the life of jj mills edited by rn murray and the local thriller the candywine development by john morris to name a few the company also reprinted a number of popular and important books to jamaica eg personality and conflict in jamaica by madeline kerr. Rex nettleford is a historian, political scientist and social critic he holds the position of vice rector emeritus of the university of the west indies in jamaica, and is the artistic director of the national dance theatre company of jamaica he is the author of several publications including mirror, mirror: identity, race and.