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Adesokan, Akinwumi

Overview
Works: 31 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 1,360 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1993.5.A35, 302.2343096
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Most widely held works by Akinwumi Adesokan
Postcolonial artists and global aesthetics by Akinwumi Adesokan( Book )

16 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens when social and political processes such as globalization shape cultural production? Drawing on a range of writers and filmmakers from Africa and elsewhere, Akin Adesokan explores the forces at work in the production and circulation of culture in a globalized world. He tackles problems such as artistic representation in the era of decolonization, the uneven development of aesthetics across the world, and the impact of location and commodity culture on genres, with a distinctive approach that
Roots in the sky by Akinwumi Adesokan( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Weaverbird collection : new fiction from Nigeria 2008( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds that flourish : postnational aesthetics in West African videofilms, African cinema, and black diasporic writings by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dissertation, I develop a concept, relational antipodality, to investigate the shared access to a world of profound unevenness, of the videofilms produced in West Africa from 1990 through 2005, the African cinema of the same period, and contemporary black diasporic writings. The aggregation of foundationalist aesthetics and open-ended 'strategic opportunism' in the Nigerian videofilm practice as an exhortatory form, exemplified in the work of Tunde Kelani, is related to the bricolage of the 'multifocal' African cinema of Jean-Pierre Bekolo. Both tendencies find a conceptual grounding in the cosmopolitan transcendence of genre and the shuttle between locations which typify the black diasporic writing of Caryl Phillips. The relational antipodality that these forms enable is the political equivalent of the notion of multitude in the constitution of postnationality
Jean-Pierre Bekolo and the challenges of aesthetic populism by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fitful decolonization : Xala and the poetics of double fetishism by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fiction reading by Akinwumi Adesokan Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Cornell University, February 1, 2005 by Akinwumi Adesokan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Method after Fela by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contemporary English language theatre in Nigeria : from page to the stage by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Imaginary citizenship : Caryl Phillips's Atlantic world by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Loud in Lagos : Nollywood videos by Akinwumi Adesokan( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Practising 'democracy' in Nigerian films by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Citizen of the imaginary world : the ambiguous adventures of Caryl Phillips by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Forests of enchantment : Tunde Kelani and the persistence of "visitors" in Nigerian videofilms by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

C.L.R. James sees the world steadily by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Introduction : re-imagining antipodalality by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The art of man must wack by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tunde Kelani's Nollywood : aesthetics of exhortation by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Videography [of Nigerian videos] by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jean-Pierre Bekolo's multifocal camera by Akinwumi Adesokan( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Postcolonial artists and global aesthetics
Alternative Names
Adesokan, Akin

Adesokan, Akin 1967-

Languages
English (37)

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