African American Satire

In African American Satire, Darryl Dickson-Carr provides the first book-length study of African-American satire and the vital role it has played.

African American Satire

African American Satire

"Satire's real purpose as a literary genre is to criticize through humor, irony, caricature, and parody, and ultimately to defy the status quo. In African American Satire, Darryl Dickson-Carr provides the first book-length study of African-American satire and the vital role it has played. In the process he investigates African American literature, American literature, and the history of satire." --Book Jacket.

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African American Satire
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Darryl Dickson-Carr
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

"Satire's real purpose as a literary genre is to criticize through humor, irony, caricature, and parody, and ultimately to defy the status quo. In African American Satire, Darryl Dickson-Carr provides the first book-length study of African-American satire and the vital role it has played. In the process he investigates African
African American Humor, Irony and Satire
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Dana A. Williams
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-26 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

African American Humor, Irony, and Satire: Ishmael Reed, Satirically Speaking includes select proceedings from the annual Heart’s Day Conference, sponsored by the Department of English at Howard University. Among the collection’s many strengths is the range of essays included here. Essays on Ishmael Reed center the collection, and satirists from
Post-Soul Satire
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Derek C. Maus, James J. Donahue
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-07 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

From 30 Americans to Angry White Boy, from Bamboozled to The Boondocks, from Chappelle’s Show to The Colored Museum, this collection of twenty-one essays takes an interdisciplinary look at the flowering of satire and its influence in defining new roles in black identity. As a mode of expression for a
African American Review
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Derek C. Maus, James J. Donahue
Categories: African American arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

As the official publication of the Division on Black American Literature and Culture of the Modern Language Association of America, African American review promotes an exchange among writers and scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences who hold diverse perspectives of African American literature and culture.
Runaway Genres
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Yogita Goyal
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-29 - Publisher: NYU Press

Argues that the slave narrative is a new world literary genre In Runaway Genres, Yogita Goyal tracks the emergence of slavery as the defining template through which current forms of human rights abuses are understood. The post-black satire of Paul Beatty and Mat Johnson, modern slave narratives from Sudan to

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