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Traveling Spirit Masters
Moroccan Gnawa Trance and Music in the Global Marketplace
Deborah Kapchan

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

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• Introduction: Initiation
• PART ONE: THE CULTURE OF POSSESSION
• Chapter One: Emplacement
• Chapter Two: Intoxication
• Chapter Three: "A Gesture Narrowly Divides Us From Chaos": Gesture and Word in Trance Time
• Chapter Four: Working the Spirits: The Entranced Body, The Entranced Word
• Chapter Five: On the Threshold of a Dream
• Chapter Six: The Chellah Gardens
• PART TWO: POSSESSING CULTURE
• Chapter Seven: Money and the Spirit
• Chapter Eight: In France with the Gnawa
• Chapter Nine: Narratives of Epiphany
• Chapter Ten: Possessing Gnawa Culture: Displaying Sound, Creating History in Dar Gnawa
• Chapter Eleven: Conclusion: The Alchemy of the Musical Imagination
• Chapter Twelve: Epilogue

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