Dread talk : the language of Rastafari / Velma Pollard.

"In Dread Talk Velma Pollard describes the language of Rastafari, tracing its development as an expansion of Jamaican Creole while showing that it is distinct from both Creole and Standard English. She demonstrates that dread talk must be understood in terms of Jamaican social history, emphasiz...

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Main Author: Pollard, Velma.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Barbados : Canoe Press : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000.
Edition:Revised edition.
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