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The Resource Spirit in the dark : a religious history of racial aesthetics, Josef Sorett

Spirit in the dark : a religious history of racial aesthetics, Josef Sorett

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Spirit in the dark : a religious history of racial aesthetics
Title
Spirit in the dark
Title remainder
a religious history of racial aesthetics
Statement of responsibility
Josef Sorett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Spirit in the Dark' tells the story of the many ways that ideas about religion animated and organized African American literary visions across the years between the Negro Renaissance of the 1920s and the Black Arts movement of the 1960s. In doing so, it unveils the contours of a literary history that remained preoccupied with religion even as it was typically understood by authors, readers, and critics alike, as modern and secular
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Sorett, Josef,
Dewey number
810.9896073
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • American literature
  • Religion and literature
  • Religion in literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Blacks
Target audience
specialized
Label
Spirit in the dark : a religious history of racial aesthetics, Josef Sorett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: Are you getting the spirit? -- Introduction: Church, spirit, and the history of racial aesthetics -- The church and the Negro spirit -- Ancestral spirits -- Catholic spirits -- As the spirit moves -- An international spirit -- That spirit is Black -- Contrary spirits -- Epilogue: You can't keep a good church down!
Control code
ocn967257192
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199844944
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)967257192
Label
Spirit in the dark : a religious history of racial aesthetics, Josef Sorett
Publication
Note
Previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: Are you getting the spirit? -- Introduction: Church, spirit, and the history of racial aesthetics -- The church and the Negro spirit -- Ancestral spirits -- Catholic spirits -- As the spirit moves -- An international spirit -- That spirit is Black -- Contrary spirits -- Epilogue: You can't keep a good church down!
Control code
ocn967257192
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199844944
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)967257192

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