The Politics of Patwa (Patois)

An article by Doreen St. Félix for MTV.Com.

 While listening to a radio transmission in Kingston, Stuart Hall suddenly felt lost. It was the early 1970s, and Hall had temporarily returned to his home country of Jamaica after two decades abroad. Back in 1951, Hall had won a Rhodes Scholarship to the University of Oxford, at […]

via NEW TONGUES: THE POLITICS OF PATOIS IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM — Repeating Islands

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