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Subaltern laughter a la John Mohammed

Prasad, Mohit (1998) Subaltern laughter a la John Mohammed. Dreadlocks Indentured . pp. 74-93. ISSN 982-01-0377-0

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Abstract

John Mohammed, an Indo-Fijian comic and radio personality redefined the usage of Fiji Hindi as medium for narratives of popular culture beyond its everyday usage. This paper explores his use of humor to critically engage with theoretical works on Indo-Fijian identity that favor the idea of an angst ridden indentured experience as its defining moment and feature.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Language, Arts and Media
Depositing User: Mohit Prasad
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2015 16:46
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2015 16:46
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/7501
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