Cheeky Fictions

Author: Susanne Reichl
Editor: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789042019959
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The essays collected here take an interest in the strategic use of what can loosely he termed laughter - in all its manifestations. Examining postcolonial transcultural practice from a range of disciplinary and methodological perspectives, this study seeks to analyse laughter and the postcolonial in their complexity. For the first time, then, this collection gathers a group of international specialists in postcolonial transcultural studies to analyse the functions of laughter, the comic and humour in a wide range of cultural texts.
Cheeky Fictions
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Susanne Reichl, Mark Stein
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Rodopi

The essays collected here take an interest in the strategic use of what can loosely he termed laughter - in all its manifestations. Examining postcolonial transcultural practice from a range of disciplinary and methodological perspectives, this study seeks to analyse laughter and the postcolonial in their complexity. For the first
Cheeky Fictions
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Susanne Reichl, Mark Stein
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01 - Publisher: Rodopi

The essays collected here take an interest in the strategic use of what can loosely he termed laughter - in all its manifestations. Examining postcolonial transcultural practice from a range of disciplinary and methodological perspectives, this study seeks to analyse laughter and the postcolonial in their complexity. For the first
British Asian fiction
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Sara Upstone
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-19 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This is the first text to focus solely on the writing of British writers of South Asian descent born or raised in Britain. Exploring the unique contribution of these writers, it positions their work within debates surrounding black British, diasporic, migrant, and postcolonial literature in order to foreground both the
Livingstone's 'lives'
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Justin Livingstone
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-01 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

David Livingstone, the ‘missionary-explorer’, has attracted more commentary than nearly any other Victorian hero. Beginning in the years following his death, he soon became the subject of a major biographical tradition. Yet out of this extensive discourse, no unified image of Livingstone emerges. Rather, he has been represented in diverse
New Postcolonial British Genres
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Sarah Ilott
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-01 - Publisher: Springer

This study analyses four new genres of literature and film that have evolved to accommodate and negotiate the changing face of postcolonial Britain since 1990: British Muslim Bildungsromane, gothic tales of postcolonial England, the subcultural urban novel and multicultural British comedy.