Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics

Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics

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What 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.World. Born in the Caribbean, raised in England, and now mainly resident in the United States, the writer Caryl Phillips is an interesting ... book (1999; originally published in 1987), and A New World Order, a collection of essays (2002; originally published in 2001). ... them under the rubrics of exile and alienation.1 Moreover, they pertain to the condition of most people in the world today; indeed, in thisanbsp;...

Title:Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics
Author: Akinwumi Adesokan
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 2011

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