Journals Higher Education

$120.00

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Published: 01 July 2008

304 Pages | 35 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195304701


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Laughing Fit to Kill

Black Humor in the Fictions of Slavery

Glenda Carpio

Reassessing the meaning of "black humor," and "dark satire," Glenda Carpio traces a tradition in which black American humorists innovated sharp-edged, occasionally gruesome, and sometimes obscene modes of surrealist humor, to represent the brutality of chattel slavery and its legacy in contemporary culture.

$120.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 July 2008

304 Pages | 35 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195304701


Also Available As:

Ebook


Bookseller Code (06)

Also of Interest

Laughing Fit to Kill

Black Humor in the Fictions of Slavery

Glenda Carpio

Reassessing the meaning of "black humor," and "dark satire," Glenda Carpio traces a tradition in which black American humorists innovated sharp-edged, occasionally gruesome, and sometimes obscene modes of surrealist humor, to represent the brutality of chattel slavery and its legacy in contemporary culture.

$120.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 July 2008

304 Pages | 35 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195304701


Also Available As:

Ebook


Bookseller Code (06)

Also of Interest