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Singing the Master by Roger D. Abrahams
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Singing the Master by Roger D. Abrahams
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Jan 01, 1994 | ISBN 9780140179194

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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

ONE “Ain’t You Gwine to the Shucking of the Corn?”
TWO Orders within Order: Cavalier and Slave Culture on the Plantation
THREE An American Version of Pastoral
FOUR Festive Spirit in the Development of African American Style
FIVE Signifying Leadership on the Plantation
SIX Powerful Imitations

Coda: Freedom Mighty Sweet
Notes

APPENDIX I: The Corn-Shucking Accounts
APPENDIX II: Accounts from Interviews with Ex-Slaves

Index

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