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Mama Lola

a Vodou priestess in Brooklyn

by Karen McCarthy Brown

  • 144 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Kowalski, Alourdes,
    • Mambos (Voodooism) -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Voodooism -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementKaren McCarthy Brown.
      SeriesComparative studies in religion and society ;, 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2490.K68 B76 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3948229M
      ISBN 100520224752
      LC Control Number2001037028

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My only criticism is that, since this book is first and foremost an ethnography, the author is sometimes a bit too analytical.4/5. Dec 04,  · Startlingly original, Brown's work endures as an important experiment in ethnography as a social art form rooted in human relationships. A new preface, epilogue, bibliography, and a collection of family photographs tell the story of the effect of the book's publication on Mama Mama Lola book life.

The book, Mama Lola, is considered to have turned the real Mama Lola from a little-known figure to a cultural figure in her community and is used widely in studies of the Haitian religion in universities around the world. Init was awarded the American Academy of Religion Award for Best First Book in the History of Religion, followed by.

This Study Guide consists of approximately Mama Lola book pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Mama Lola.

This book, Mama Lola, A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, is an exploration into one woman's life and family heritage, and. Apr 01,  · About the Book. Vodou is among the most misunderstood and maligned of the world's religions.

Mama Lola shatters the stereotypes by offering an intimate portrait of Vodou in everyday life. Drawing on a 35 year long friendship with Mama Lola, a Vodou priestess, Karen McCarthy Brown tells tales spanning five generations of Vodou healers in Mama Lola's family, beginning with an African.

Feb 29,  · Vodou is among the most misunderstood and maligned of the world's religions. Mama Lola shatters the stereotypes by offering an intimate portrait of Vodou in everyday life.

Drawing on a decade-long friendship with Mama Lola, a Vodou priestess, Karen McCarthy Brown tells tales spanning five generations of Vodou healers in Mama Lola's family, beginning with an African ancestor and /5(24).

Miller-Verghy also contributed a series of short prose works, which she signed with the names Marg. M-V., Mama Lola and Ion Pravilă. They comprised memoirs and contributions to children's literature, noted for both their refinement and sentimentality.

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The first chapter of the book begins in the rural mountains of Haiti, on a typical early morning. The day is typical, that is, until the "disappearance" of Joseph Binbin Mauvant, Mama Lola's great grandfather.

The short, fictitious story told here is one of Mama Lola's family lore and held as historical truth. Review of Karen McCarthy Brown, Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn Berkeley: University of California Press, Reviewed by Madeline Fitzgerald In Karen McCarthy Brown's book, Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, she gives her reader a look into the life of Marie Therese Alourdes Macena Margaux Kowalski, also known as Alourdes ("Ah-lood") or Mama Lola.(2) Haitian Vodou is the.

MAMA LOLA: A VODOU PRIESTESS IN BROOKLYN by Karen McCarthy Brown is a brilliant book. The odd chapters are stories about the vodou priestess's family and heritage. The even chapters are about different lwa (loa or spirits) of the Vodou religion and relate in some way to the chapter that precedes dr-peshev.com by: Mama Lola: a Vodou priestess in Brooklyn.

[Karen McCarthy Brown] This book shatters the stereotypes by offering a portrait of Vodou in everyday life. more substantial Bibliography; and 21 photographs of Mama Lola and her family (no photographs were printed in the first edition) Series Title: Comparative studies in religion and society, 4.

Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn (Comparative Studies in Religion and Society) Published December 4th by University of California Press Updated Cited by: The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Mama Lola by Karen McCarthy Brown l Summary & Study Guide by BookRags at Barnes & Noble.

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Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Nov 11,  · Vanessa Serrano November 12, at pm. This book reads like a biography rather than ethnography. I think this has to do with the fact that throughout her research, Brown fully self-immersed herself into the culture, traditions, and the daily rituals of Mama Lola’s life.

Feb 13,  · Thoughts on “Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn” by Karen McCarthy Brown This book has been on my shelf for a few years. I purchased it along with Maya Deren’s Divine Horsemen (click to read Part 1 and Part 2 of my review of Deren’s book).

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Excellent service. Karen McCarthy Brown (August 12, – March 4, ) was an anthropologist specializing in the anthropology of dr-peshev.com is best known for her groundbreaking book Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, which made great strides in destigmatizing Haitian dr-peshev.com her retirement in due to illness, McCarthy Brown was a Professor of Anthropology at Drew University.

Mama Lola, better known as Alourdes, earns a living by conducting Haitian vodou healing work in her Brooklyn home. InBrown, professor of sociology and the anthropology of religion at Drew Unive. View Notes - Brown Mama Lola Chapter 2 from RLST at University of California, Riverside.

Mama Lola Karen McCarthy Brown Chapter 2 Azaka Mama Lola Vodou Spirits One spirit important for Mama.Mama Lola tries to weave these voices into a unified text, thereby making ex- plicit the creative aspect of scholarship.

This creative quality is most strongly ex- pressed in the "fictionalized" stories of Mama Lola's family history, which consti- tute the odd-numbered chapters of the book.Mama Lola: An Analysis In the ethnographic story Mama Lola, by Karen McCarthy Brown, the method of vodou is revealed as a great healing process and one that is great for the mind, body and soul.