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Author Adesokan, Akinwumi.
Title Postcolonial artists and global aesthetics / Akin Adesokan.
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011.
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 Floor4  PN1993.5.A35 A34 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series African expressive cultures
African expressive cultures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Contents Introduction: generic transformations at the crossroads of capital -- C.L.R. James sees the world steadily -- Fitful decolonization: Xala and the poetics of double fetishism -- Tunde Kelani's Nollywood: aesthetics of exhortation -- Jean-Pierre Bekolo and the challenges of aesthetic populism -- Imaginary citizenship: Caryl Phillips's Atlantic world -- Spirits of Bandung: a sarcastic subject writes to empire -- Conclusion: being African in the world.
Subject Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Motion pictures and globalization.
Africa -- In motion pictures.
Intercultural communication in motion pictures.
Literature and globalization.
African diaspora in literature.
Literature and society.
ISBN 9780253356796 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253356792 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253223456 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253223458 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 696100046