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
Genre
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 exposes the global processes transforming cultural forms
Member of
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adesokan, Akinwumi
Dewey number
  • 302.23/43096
  • 302.2343096
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.A35
LC item number
A34 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
African expressive cultures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature and society
  • African diaspora in literature
  • Literature and globalization
  • Intercultural communication in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures and globalization
  • Motion pictures
  • Africa
Label
Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics, Akin Adesokan, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Extent
1 online resource (254 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005502
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000130883
  • (EBL)670305
  • (OCoLC)768081345
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC670305
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17188
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000130883
Label
Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics, Akin Adesokan, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Extent
1 online resource (254 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005502
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000130883
  • (EBL)670305
  • (OCoLC)768081345
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC670305
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17188
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000130883

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