The Resource Cheeky fictions : laughter and the postcolonial, edited by Susanne Reichl and Mark Stein, (electronic resource)

Cheeky fictions : laughter and the postcolonial, edited by Susanne Reichl and Mark Stein, (electronic resource)

Label
Cheeky fictions : laughter and the postcolonial
Title
Cheeky fictions
Title remainder
laughter and the postcolonial
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susanne Reichl and Mark Stein
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.L3
LC item number
C43 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
ebrary
Series statement
Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft,
Series volume
91
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comic, The, in literature
  • Humor in literature
  • Laughter in literature
  • Literature and anthropology
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Literature
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Comic, The
  • Laughter
  • Literature
  • Literature and anthropology
  • Postcolonialism
  • Wit and humor
Label
Cheeky fictions : laughter and the postcolonial, edited by Susanne Reichl and Mark Stein, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Smiling in the face of adversity: how to use humour to defuse cultural conflict / Ulrike Erichsen -- 'Laughing through the tears': mockery and self-representation in V.S. Naipaul's A house for Mr Biswas and Earl Lovelace's The dragon can't dance / Anthony Ilona -- Laughter and aggression: desire and derision in a postcolonial context / Virginia Richter -- Humouring the terrorists or the terrorised? Militant Muslims in Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith, and Hanif Kureishi / Helga Ramsey-Kurz -- Postcolonial laughter in Canada: Mordecai Richler's The incomparable Atuk / Heinz Antor -- The colonizer's gift of cursing: satire in David Foster's Moonlite / Susan Lever -- Swift and Sterne revisited: postcolonial parodies in Rushdie and Singh-Toor / Michael Meyer -- After-laughter, or the comedy of decline: Ronald Searle's critique of postwar Englishness in The rake's progress / Detlef Gohrbandt
  • Queer laughter: Shyam Selvadurai's Funny boy and the normative as comic / Mita Banerjee -- 'I was born in East L.A.': humour and the displacement of nationality and ethnicity / Astrid Fellner/Klaus Heissenberger -- 'The sketch's the thing wherein we'll catch the conscience of the audience': strategies and pitfalls of ethnic TV comedies in Britain, the United States, and Germany / Christiane Schlote -- Worlds apart: schools in postcolonial Indian fiction / Margit Ozvalda -- Interculturality and humour in Timothy Mo's Sour sweet / Susanne Pichler -- What makes an accent funny, and why? black British Englishes and humour televised / Susanne Mühleisen -- 'Ethnic glue': humour in Native American literatures / Maggie Ann Bowers -- Using a comic vision to contend with tragedy: three unusual African English novels / Annie Gagiano -- Madam & Eve--ten wonderful years: a cartoon strip and its role in post-apartheid South Africa / Gisela Feurle -- Laughing back at the kingfisher: Zakes Mda's The heart of redness and postcolonial humour / Wendy Woodward
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 315 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781423791201
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649903347
  • (OCoLC)ocn649903347
Label
Cheeky fictions : laughter and the postcolonial, edited by Susanne Reichl and Mark Stein, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Smiling in the face of adversity: how to use humour to defuse cultural conflict / Ulrike Erichsen -- 'Laughing through the tears': mockery and self-representation in V.S. Naipaul's A house for Mr Biswas and Earl Lovelace's The dragon can't dance / Anthony Ilona -- Laughter and aggression: desire and derision in a postcolonial context / Virginia Richter -- Humouring the terrorists or the terrorised? Militant Muslims in Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith, and Hanif Kureishi / Helga Ramsey-Kurz -- Postcolonial laughter in Canada: Mordecai Richler's The incomparable Atuk / Heinz Antor -- The colonizer's gift of cursing: satire in David Foster's Moonlite / Susan Lever -- Swift and Sterne revisited: postcolonial parodies in Rushdie and Singh-Toor / Michael Meyer -- After-laughter, or the comedy of decline: Ronald Searle's critique of postwar Englishness in The rake's progress / Detlef Gohrbandt
  • Queer laughter: Shyam Selvadurai's Funny boy and the normative as comic / Mita Banerjee -- 'I was born in East L.A.': humour and the displacement of nationality and ethnicity / Astrid Fellner/Klaus Heissenberger -- 'The sketch's the thing wherein we'll catch the conscience of the audience': strategies and pitfalls of ethnic TV comedies in Britain, the United States, and Germany / Christiane Schlote -- Worlds apart: schools in postcolonial Indian fiction / Margit Ozvalda -- Interculturality and humour in Timothy Mo's Sour sweet / Susanne Pichler -- What makes an accent funny, and why? black British Englishes and humour televised / Susanne Mühleisen -- 'Ethnic glue': humour in Native American literatures / Maggie Ann Bowers -- Using a comic vision to contend with tragedy: three unusual African English novels / Annie Gagiano -- Madam & Eve--ten wonderful years: a cartoon strip and its role in post-apartheid South Africa / Gisela Feurle -- Laughing back at the kingfisher: Zakes Mda's The heart of redness and postcolonial humour / Wendy Woodward
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 315 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781423791201
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649903347
  • (OCoLC)ocn649903347

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