Burlesque and Parody of African Novels in The Scales of the sky by Tierno Monénembo
Keywords:African novel, Francophone literatures, Tierno Monénembo, parody, burlesque
The paper deals with The Scales of the sky, a novel by the Guinean writer Tierno Monénembo, The analysis shows that we can consider this roman as a comical synthesis of previous African novels, especially of novels about recent Guinean history. The conclusion of the paper is that this synthesis is achieved by using two different comical literary genres: burlesque and parody.
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Gacoin-Marks, F. (2012). Burlesque and Parody of African Novels in The Scales of the sky by Tierno Monénembo. Journal for Foreign Languages, 4(1-2), 277–284. https://doi.org/10.4312/vestnik.4.277-284
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