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The Resource Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics, Akin Adesokan, (electronic resource)

Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics, Akin Adesokan, (electronic resource)

Label
Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics
Title
Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics
Statement of responsibility
Akin Adesokan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adesokan, Akinwumi
Dewey number
302.23/43096
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Series statement
African expressive cultures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures and globalization
  • Intercultural communication in motion pictures
  • Literature and globalization
  • African diaspora in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Africa
Label
Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics, Akin Adesokan, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Generic Transformations at the Crossroads of Capital; 1. C.L.R. James Sees the World Steadily; 2. Fitful Decolonization; 3. Tunde Kelani's Nollywood; 4. Jean-Pierre Bekolo and the Challenges of Aesthetic Populism; 5. Imaginary Citizenship: Caryl Phillips's Atlantic World; 6. Spirits of Bandung: A Sarcastic Subject Writes to Empire; Conclusion: Being African in the World; Notes; List of References; Filmography; Index
Control code
ocn768081345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005502
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613235923
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768081345
Label
Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics, Akin Adesokan, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Generic Transformations at the Crossroads of Capital; 1. C.L.R. James Sees the World Steadily; 2. Fitful Decolonization; 3. Tunde Kelani's Nollywood; 4. Jean-Pierre Bekolo and the Challenges of Aesthetic Populism; 5. Imaginary Citizenship: Caryl Phillips's Atlantic World; 6. Spirits of Bandung: A Sarcastic Subject Writes to Empire; Conclusion: Being African in the World; Notes; List of References; Filmography; Index
Control code
ocn768081345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005502
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613235923
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768081345

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