Art, Creativity, and Politics in Africa and the Diaspora (African Histories and Modernities) (Hardcover)

Art, Creativity, and Politics in Africa and the Diaspora (African Histories and Modernities) By Abimbola Adelakun (Editor), Toyin Falola (Editor) Cover Image
By Abimbola Adelakun (Editor), Toyin Falola (Editor)
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1. Introduction
2. Rewriting Algeria: Transcultural Kinship and Anticolonial Revolution in Kateb Yacine's L'Homme aux sandales de caoutchou
3. Revolution and Revolt: Identitarian Space, Magic, and the Land in Decolonial Latin American and African Writing
4. Family Politics: Negotiating the Family Unit as a Creative Force in Chigozie Obioma's The Fishermen and Ben Okri's The Famished Road
5. Auteuring Nollywood: Rethinking the Movie Director and the Idea of Creativity in the Nigerian Film Industry
6. Nollywood in Rio: An Exploration of Brazilian Audience Perception of Nigerian Cinema
7. Re-Producing Self, Community, and "Naija" in Nigerian Diaspora Films: Soul Sisters in the United States and Man on the Ground in South Africa
8. A Single Story: African Women as Staged in US Theatre
9. Sil ncio: Black Bodies, Black Characters, and the Black Political Persona in the Work of the Teatro Negro Group Cia dos Comuns
10. New Orleans: America's Creative Crescent
11. The Hashtag as Archive: Internet Memes in Nigeria's Social Media Election
12. Black Creativity in Jamaica and Its Global Influences: 1930-1987
13. Ethics and Aesthetic Creativity: A Critical Reflection on the Moral Purpose of African Art
14. From Saartjie to Queen Bey: Black Female Artists and the Global Cultural Industry

About the Author

Abimbola Adelakun teaches in the African and Africana Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.Toyin Falola is University Distinguished Teaching Professor and the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, as well as Honorary Professor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783319913094
ISBN-10: 3319913093
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: August 9th, 2018
Pages: 335
Language: English
Series: African Histories and Modernities