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Postcolonial Criticism and Representations of African Dictatorship
The Aesthetics of Tyranny




ISBN 9781909662018
Published July 17, 2014 by Routledge
136 Pages

 
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This book provides an understanding of the kind of work that representations of African dictatorship do. It explores the contradictions that arise from postcolonial critics' simultaneous investment in aesthetics and in politics.

Table of Contents

Introduction: African Dictators and Postcolonial Critics 1. Two Readings of Henri Lopes's Le Pleurer-rire 2. The Truth about Amin' 3. Achille Mbembe and the Disorder of Discourse 4. Conclusion

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Biography

Cecile Bishop