Table of Contents – Volume 10
Introduction: The Aesthetics, Politics, and Cultural Economy of African Stand-up Comedy
The Logic of Laughter and the Ecology of Ethno-Cultural Representation in Nigerian Stand-up Comedy
James Tar Tsaaior
From Alarinjo to Oniduro: Stand-up Comedy as a Neo-Cultural Expression
Comedy on the Cusp of Plurality: Gbenga Adeboye and the Context of Social Critique in Nigeria
Comedy at the Junction of Popular and Political Cultures in Guinea: The Cases of Gèètö, Tyotyop, and L’Homme
Mohamed Saliou Camara
Performing Humour on Ugandan Buses: Preliminary Insights on the Jokes Performed by Hawkers of Medicinal Products
Danson Sylvester Kahyana
Representations of the Nigerian Police and Policing in Stand-up Comedy: Tracking Embedded Meanings and Implications
Lexical Cohesion as a Narrative Force in the Jokes of I Go Die
Collective Beliefs as Script Triggers: A Case Study of Gordons’ Stand-up Comedy Performance
Lynda Chinenye Ambrose
Standing Up, Talking Back: Stand-up Comedy, African Immigrants and Belonging in Canada
Appendix: What has gender got to do with African comedy and stand-up acts?
Bakassi, Okey. (2019) The Memoirs of an African Comedian. Lagos: Tribal Marks Media.
Reviewer: Ifesinachi Nwadike, Independent writer and scholar.