When the Cane Is High: Memory, Music, and Maracatu in Brazil

The following provisional chapter titles provide a general idea of the book’s structure. A fifth chapter will most likely be added.

  1. In “The Times of Ignorance”: Culture as Hope and Resistance
  2. Families of Culture: Maintaining Tradition in the Mata Norte
  3. From the Corner to the Town Square: Repression, Revival, and the Remaking of the Song-poetry Contests
  4. “Men Who Play As Women”: Queer Identities and Gender in Maracatu

This book is currently in the planning stages. Anyone in publishing who wishes to see a proposal, please send an inquiry to admin@baquesolto.org