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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 19 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399698-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9969-8
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 09 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392798-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9279-8
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By Kath Weston
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... water sustainability carnivalesque spectacle India ...
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By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... allegory assemblage carnivalesque creolization masquerade ...
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By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... shopping malls passing carnivalesque resignation cruel optimism ...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... Junot Díaz Thomas Hobbes Mikhail Bakhtin humor carnivalesque ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... superior to them. Bakhtin expanded the Western approach to laughter when he underscored how carnivalesque laughter resists the political status quo. This chapter contends that Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao structures a fascinating interplay between sudden glory and the carnivalesque...
Book Chapter

By Kath Weston
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
..., including elaborate displays of fountains in the desert, as acts of hubris. Yet the appeal of such spectacles cannot be denied, as well as the social struggles embedded in them. This chapter uses Bakhtin’s notion of the carnivalesque to explore the significance of sparkling displays of a life-giving...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... elaborate displays of fountains in the desert, as acts of hubris. Yet the appeal of such spectacles cannot be denied, as well as the social struggles embedded in them. This chapter uses Bakhtin’s notion of the carnivalesque to explore the significance of sparkling displays of a life-giving substance...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... approach to laughter when he underscored how carnivalesque laughter resists the political status quo. This chapter contends that Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao structures a fascinating interplay between sudden glory and the carnivalesque laughter of the oppressed. Although hyper...
Book Chapter

By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
..., rather than a solution. shopping malls passing carnivalesque resignation cruel optimism ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... indirection, it is argued that Afro-modern diasporic traditions of masquerade convey critical optimism when they acknowledge that tyrannical identities are always susceptible to mutation in the human condition of becoming. allegory assemblage carnivalesque creolization masquerade ...
Book Chapter

By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... of signifying indirection, it is argued that Afro-modern diasporic traditions of masquerade convey critical optimism when they acknowledge that tyrannical identities are always susceptible to mutation in the human condition of becoming. allegory assemblage carnivalesque creolization masquerade ...