Salsa consciente : politics, poetics, and latinidad in the meta-barrio /

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Michigan State University Press,, East Lansing, United States, p.1 online resource (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst01104208, (OCoLC)fst01104210, Amérique latine., Aspect politique, Aspect social, bisacsh, États-Unis., fast, General., Histoire et critique., History and criticism., Latin America., Music, Political aspects, Salsa, Salsa (Music), Social aspects, Social aspects., United States.


Introduction -- Section One. Performing Conciencia : Salsa as a chronicle of El Pueblo ; Salsa as Class Consciousness ; Salsa as the Engine of Latino Consciousness -- Section Two. Literizing Salsa : The compositions of Catalino "Tite" Curet Alonso and Rubén Blades ; The works of Catalino "Tite" Curet Alonso -- Rubén Blades' move into Salsa ; Rubén Blades' move out of Salsa ; Conclusion. Signifying Latinidad today."Salsa Consciente is a book that explores the significations and developments of the Salsa consciente movement, a musical and poetic discourse defined by its lyrical content alongside specific sonic markers, political and social issues facing U.S. Latinos, as well as the people of their ancestral homes across Latin America, evoking the overarching cultural-nationalist idea of Latinidad (Latin-ness)"--Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 30, 2021).