Vodou Songs in Haitian Creole and English
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The first comprehensive collection of Vodou sacred literature in bilingual form
Temple University Press,U.S. United States
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Philadelphia PA, United States
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About Benjamin Hebblethwaite
Benjamin Hebblethwaite is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Florida. He is the coeditor (with Jacques Pierre) of Arthur Rimbaud's prose poem, Une saison en enfer / Yon sezon matchyavel.
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"Benjamin Hebblethwaite's Vodou Songs in Haitian Creole and English is an extraordinary compilation of the sacred oral traditions of Haiti. Hebblethwaite brings the combined talents of an ethnographer and linguist to the translation and interpretation of over six hundred Vodou songs, spanning several decades, contexts, and moods. Many are from important collections that have never been published. Accompanying this remarkable