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Race riots : comedy and ethnicity in modern British fiction

Author: Michael L Ross
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first study of racial humour in the work of modern British authors, including Evelyn Waugh, Salmon Rushie, and Zadie Smith

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ross, Michael L.
Race riots.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2007278235
(OCoLC)65120354
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Ross
ISBN: 9780773560130 0773560130
OCLC Number: 311307988
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 309 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Caliban and his progeny --
Inferiority complexions: the London charivari --
White mischief: Evelyn Waugh's African charivari --
Joyce Cary's tragic African clown --
Forster's funny bridge party: nation and humour in A passage to India --
Roman Catholic carnival: Muriel Spark's passage to Jerusalem --
The far and the near: Pym and Taylor --
Samuel Selvon and the carnival of reverse colonization --
Rerouting the comic: Salman Rushdie's The satanic verses --
"A funny kind of Englishman": Hanif Kureishi's carnival of ethnicities --
"Some subtleties of the isle": Matthew Kneale's anti-Tempest --
The empire laughs last.
Responsibility: Michael L. Ross.
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