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The Resource Literary expressions of African spirituality, edited by Carol P. Marsh-Lockett and Elizabeth J. West, (electronic resource)

Literary expressions of African spirituality, edited by Carol P. Marsh-Lockett and Elizabeth J. West, (electronic resource)

Label
Literary expressions of African spirituality
Title
Literary expressions of African spirituality
Statement of responsibility
edited by Carol P. Marsh-Lockett and Elizabeth J. West
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
Dewey number
809.93382996
LC call number
PR9340.5
LC item number
.L57 2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marsh-Lockett, Carol P
  • West, Elizabeth
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  • African literature (English)
  • Caribbean literature (English)
  • American literature
  • African diaspora in literature
  • African diaspora
  • Spirituality in literature
Label
Literary expressions of African spirituality, edited by Carol P. Marsh-Lockett and Elizabeth J. West, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: African spirituality and the Ameri-Atlantic world / Carol Marsh-Lockett and Elizabeth J. West -- Section 1. Imagining African faith systems in the postmodern world -- The gods who speak in many voices, and in none: African novelists on indigenous and colonial religion / John C. Hawley -- Reading spirit: cosmological considerations in Garfield Linton's Voodoomation:a book of foretelling / Melvin Rahming -- From "Pythian madness" to an "inner ethic of self-sacrifice": the spirits of Africa and modernity in Du Bois's late writings / James Manigault-Bryant -- Rituals of remembrance: trauma, memory, and spiritual practice in Zakes Mda's The heart of redness / Erica L. Still -- Section 2. Integrations of the African and the Western in New World Black Atlantic writing -- The body of vodou: corporeality and the location of gender in Afro-diasporic religion / Roberto Strongman -- Hoodoo ladies and high conjurers: new directions for an old archetype / Kameelah Martin -- From Africa to America by way of the Caribbean: fictionalized histories of the diasporic slave woman's presence in America / Artress Bethany White -- Section 3. African deities and divinations as forces in New World black works -- Expressions of African-based spirituality in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, eyes, memory / Beauty Bragg -- Waiting for Olodumare: Ishmael Reed and the recovery of Yoruba / Darryl Dickson-Carr -- Testing and changing: Esu and Oya "making it do what it do" in The best man / Georgene Bess Montgomery -- Cuban utopianism and Haitian messiah: spiritual provocations of collective catalyst in Jacques Roumain's Masters of the dew / Mario Chandler
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000860449
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 239 pages
Isbn
9780739181423
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013000598
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000860449
Label
Literary expressions of African spirituality, edited by Carol P. Marsh-Lockett and Elizabeth J. West, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: African spirituality and the Ameri-Atlantic world / Carol Marsh-Lockett and Elizabeth J. West -- Section 1. Imagining African faith systems in the postmodern world -- The gods who speak in many voices, and in none: African novelists on indigenous and colonial religion / John C. Hawley -- Reading spirit: cosmological considerations in Garfield Linton's Voodoomation:a book of foretelling / Melvin Rahming -- From "Pythian madness" to an "inner ethic of self-sacrifice": the spirits of Africa and modernity in Du Bois's late writings / James Manigault-Bryant -- Rituals of remembrance: trauma, memory, and spiritual practice in Zakes Mda's The heart of redness / Erica L. Still -- Section 2. Integrations of the African and the Western in New World Black Atlantic writing -- The body of vodou: corporeality and the location of gender in Afro-diasporic religion / Roberto Strongman -- Hoodoo ladies and high conjurers: new directions for an old archetype / Kameelah Martin -- From Africa to America by way of the Caribbean: fictionalized histories of the diasporic slave woman's presence in America / Artress Bethany White -- Section 3. African deities and divinations as forces in New World black works -- Expressions of African-based spirituality in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, eyes, memory / Beauty Bragg -- Waiting for Olodumare: Ishmael Reed and the recovery of Yoruba / Darryl Dickson-Carr -- Testing and changing: Esu and Oya "making it do what it do" in The best man / Georgene Bess Montgomery -- Cuban utopianism and Haitian messiah: spiritual provocations of collective catalyst in Jacques Roumain's Masters of the dew / Mario Chandler
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000860449
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 239 pages
Isbn
9780739181423
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013000598
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000860449

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