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Creolization as Cultural Creativity$
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Robert Baron and Ana C. Cara

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781617031069

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.001.0001

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Creole Talk

Creole Talk

The Poetics and Politics of Argentine Verbal Art

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(p.198) Creole Talk
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Creolization as Cultural Creativity
Author(s):

Ana C. Cara

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.003.0008

This chapter discusses the conversational phenomenon that occurred in Argentina, the “hablando en criollo” (voicing creolity), and the host of creole verbal art genres that flourished in Argentina, the “Creole Talk.” It explains that the two play a significant role in the cultural and political negotiations and the artistic expression of everyday verbal exchanges and literary texts in Argentina. The two are also intrinsically interwoven, despite their distinctiveness, as they form a local and coded discourse that is used by the Argentines to refer to everything that is something creole.

Keywords:   hablando en criollo, Creole Talk, creole, Argentina, conversational phenomenon, artistic expression

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