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The Resource Humor in the Caribbean literary canon, Sam Vásquez

Humor in the Caribbean literary canon, Sam Vásquez

Label
Humor in the Caribbean literary canon
Title
Humor in the Caribbean literary canon
Statement of responsibility
Sam Vásquez
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Vásquez, Sam
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New Caribbean studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Caribbean literature (English)
  • Humor in literature
  • African diaspora in literature
Label
Humor in the Caribbean literary canon, Sam Vásquez
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-199) and index
Contents
Introduction: Take bad something make laugh : the emergence of humor in the Caribbean literary tradition -- Stiff words frighten poor folk : humor, orality, and gender in Zora Neale Hurston's Moses, man of the mountain -- Slackness and a mento aesthetic : Louise Bennett's trickster poetics and Jamaican women's explorations of sexuality -- The laughing corpse : humorous performances of spirituality, sexuality, and identity in Aimé Césaire's A tempest -- Man Friday speaks : calypso humor and the reworking of hierarchy in Derek Walcott's Pantomime -- Conclusion: Contemporary literary crossing and humor in the Caribbean
Control code
ocn768167281
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 212 p.
Isbn
9781137010285
Lccn
2011053130
System control number
(OCoLC)768167281
Label
Humor in the Caribbean literary canon, Sam Vásquez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-199) and index
Contents
Introduction: Take bad something make laugh : the emergence of humor in the Caribbean literary tradition -- Stiff words frighten poor folk : humor, orality, and gender in Zora Neale Hurston's Moses, man of the mountain -- Slackness and a mento aesthetic : Louise Bennett's trickster poetics and Jamaican women's explorations of sexuality -- The laughing corpse : humorous performances of spirituality, sexuality, and identity in Aimé Césaire's A tempest -- Man Friday speaks : calypso humor and the reworking of hierarchy in Derek Walcott's Pantomime -- Conclusion: Contemporary literary crossing and humor in the Caribbean
Control code
ocn768167281
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 212 p.
Isbn
9781137010285
Lccn
2011053130
System control number
(OCoLC)768167281

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