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Humor as Resistance: Understanding Issa Rae’s Insecure as Post-Soul Satire

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Title:Humor as Resistance: Understanding Issa Rae’s Insecure as Post-Soul Satire
Authors:Buffenstein, Ilana
Contributors:Caron, James E. (advisor)
English (department)
Keywords:post-soul satire
“charged” humor
racial sincerity
Date Issued:2018
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa
Abstract:As a self-described “awkward black girl,” Issa Rae’s distinctly witty voice shines through
in her early web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl; however, less critical work
has been done on her landmark new HBO series, Insecure, which she write
Pages/Duration:101 pages
URI/DOI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/61654
Rights:All UHM Honors Projects are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner.
Appears in Collections: Honors Projects for English


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