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Author Nwosu, Maik, author.

Title The comic imagination in modern African literature and cinema : a poetics of laughter / Maik Nwosu.

Published New York ; London : Routlege, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
©2016

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 UniM Bail  820.9/17096 NWOS    AVAILABLE
Physical description 147 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 62
Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 62.
Bibliography 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.
Subject African literature (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
African literature (French) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
African wit and humor -- History and criticism.
Comic, The, in literature.
Comedy films -- Nigeria -- History and criticism.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 9781138942660
1138942669
9781315673028