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- DescriptionWhat 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.
- Author BiographyAkin Adesokan is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Indiana University Bloomington and author of the novel Roots in the Sky. His writings have appeared in Screen, Textual Practice, Chimurenga, and Research in African Literatures.
- Author(s)Akinwumi Adesokan
- PublisherIndiana University Press
- Date of Publication25/09/2011
- SubjectThe Arts: General & Reference
- Series TitleAfrican Expressive Cultures
- Place of PublicationBloomington, IN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University Press
- Content Note8 b&w illus.
- Weight386 g
- Width155 mm
- Height226 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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