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

Author: Maik Nwosu
Publisher: New York ; London : Routlege, 2016.
Series: Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature, 62.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maik Nwosu
ISBN: 9781138942660 1138942669
OCLC Number: 930786173
Description: 147 pages ; 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature, 62.
Responsibility: Maik Nwosu.

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