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"A god of justice?" : the problem of evil in twentieth-century Black literature

Author: Qiana J Whitted
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the representations of spiritual crisis in twentieth-century African American fiction and autobiography, this title asks how some of the most distinguished writers of this tradition  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Whitted, Qiana J., 1974-
God of justice?".
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009
(OCoLC)649940482
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Qiana J Whitted
ISBN: 9780813927961 081392796X 9780813927978 0813927978
OCLC Number: 247440631
Description: xviii, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: "In my flesh shall I see god" : ritual violence, racial redemption, and Countée Cullen's "The Black Christ" --
"Wrastl' on Jacob" : Richard Wright and the trope of the mourner's bench --
"A loveless, barren, hopeless western marriage" : spiritual infidelity in the fiction of Nella Larsen and Alice Walker --
"There is no way not to suffer" : evil ruptures and improvisations of joy in "Sonny's blues" and "The sky is gray" --
"But god is not a mystery. We are." : Toni Morrison and the problem of paradise.
Responsibility: Qiana J. Whitted.
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