June 1, 2010

B' Rabby as a True-Bahamian

Rabbyism as Bahamian Ethos and Worldview in the Bamas' Folk Tradition and the works of Strachan and Glinton-Meicholas
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The article discusses the Bahamas' folklore and features B' Rabby, the trickster, as the main character, and his friend and foil B' Boukee in the country's folk narratives. It describes Rabbyism in the country. It also cites the works of contemporary novelist Ian Strachan and satirist Patricia Glinton-Meicholas. These works include Strachan's "God's Angry Babies," and Glinton-Meicholas' "The 99 cents Breakfast."