Laughing fit to kill : black humor in the fictions of slavery /

Introduction. 1. "Laffin fit ter kill:" Black Humor in the Fiction of William Wells Brown and Charles W. Chesnutt. 2. The Conjurer Recoils: Slavery in Richard Pryor and Chappelle's Show. 3. Conjuring the Mysteries of Slavery: Voodoo, Fetishism, and Stereotype in Ishmael Reed's Fl...

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Main Author: Carpio, Glenda.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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