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Preacher woman sings the blues : the autobiographies of nineteenth-century African American evangelists

Title
Preacher woman sings the blues : the autobiographies of nineteenth-century African American evangelists / Richard J. Douglass-Chin.
Author
Douglass-Chin, Richard J.
Publication
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2001.

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Description
ix, 228 p.; 24 cm.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-219) and index.
Contents
The cruelty of men whose faces were like the moon -- Jarena Lee and Zilpha Elaw: the beginnings of African American women's Christian autobiography -- Sojourner Truth and the embodiment of the blues-bad-preacher-woman text -- Rebecca Cox Jackson and the Black vernacular text -- The politics of conversion: Julia Foote and the sermonic text -- Smith, Elizabeth, Broughton: the daughters' departure -- Zora Neale Hurston: the daughter's return -- The blues bad preacher women: (per)forming of self in the novels of contemporary African American women.
Call Number
Sc E 01-988
ISBN
0826213111 (alk. paper)
LCCN
00066596
Author
Douglass-Chin, Richard J.
Title
Preacher woman sings the blues : the autobiographies of nineteenth-century African American evangelists / Richard J. Douglass-Chin.
Imprint
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2001.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-219) and index.
Research Call Number
Sc E 01-988
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