The comic imagination in modern African literature and cinema : a poetics of laughter

Title
The comic imagination in modern African literature and cinema : a poetics of laughter / Maik Nwosu.
Author
Nwosu, Maik
Publication
New York ; London : Routlege, 2016.

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Description
147 pages; 24 cm
Series Statement
Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 62
Uniform Title
Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 62.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-139) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Exploring the African Comic Imagination -- The Flaming Masquerade and Comic Simplicitas -- The Wilderness Paradox and Comic Magnitude -- Dramatic Poetry and Comic Synthesis -- Nollywood Cinema and the Semiotics of Laughter -- Conclusion: Renewing the Poetics of Laughter.
Call Number
Sc E 16-387
ISBN
  • 9781138942660 (hardcover)
  • 1138942669 (hardcover)
  • 9781315673028 (ebook) (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
2015039778
OCLC
930786173
Author
Nwosu, Maik, author.
Title
The comic imagination in modern African literature and cinema : a poetics of laughter / Maik Nwosu.
Publisher
New York ; London : Routlege, 2016.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Series
Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 62
Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 62.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-139) and index.
Chronological Term
1900-1999
Local Subject
Black author.
Research Call Number
Sc E 16-387
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