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African spirituality in Black women"s fiction threaded visions of memory, community, nature, and being by Elizabeth J. West

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women authors,
  • Spirituality in literature,
  • African American authors,
  • Intellectual life,
  • American fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • African American women authors

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementElizabeth J. West
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 W39 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25046352M
ISBN 109780739168851, 9780739168868
LC Control Number2011036294

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African Spirituality in Black Women’s Fiction: Threaded Visions of Memory, Community and Being by author Elizabeth J. West offers a rich chronological analysis of more than the employ of religiosities as a marker for Black cultural expression in Black women’s writing from the nineteenth century forward. The text demonstrates a parallel read  › Kindle Store › Kindle eBooks › Literature & Fiction. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: From Africa to America --Wheatley as beginning --African and Christian encounters in early Black women's writings --Africa silenced: Christianity's persistent voice in early Black women's novels --Christianity and a reawakening Africanity: Black spirituality in the post-reconstruction novels (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary African Spirituality in Black Women's Fiction traces the beginnings and transformations of African spirituality in African American women's literature, and culminates with an examination of its return to center stage in the fiction of black Renaissance writers, Nella Elizabeth J. West is the author of African Spirituality in Black Women's Fiction ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ), Literary Express

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