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Religious allusion in the poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks

Author: Margot Harper Banks
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book highlights Brooks' use of the sermon genre, and her parallels between Christianity and Democracy. The work opens with a biographical chapter and Brooks' comments on religion, followed by analyses of her long poems, and more than thirty of her short ones. An interview with Nora Brooks Blakely about Brooks' religious background and philosophy is included"--Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: Gwendolyn Brooks; Gwendolyn Brooks; Gwendolyn Brooks; Gwendolyn Brooks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margot Harper Banks
ISBN: 9780786449392 078644939X
OCLC Number: 770876350
Description: vii, 203 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The life of the poet --
Brooks on religion --
The Anniad --
In the Mecca --
In Emmanuel's nightmare: another coming of Christ --
Sermons on the Warpland --
"In Montgomery" --
Short poems: depictions of God and preachers --
Short poems: Sundays and church --
Short poems: religion and contradiction --
Conclusion --
Coda: a conversation with Nora Brooks Blakely --
Appendix 1: Books by Brooks --
Appendix 2: Selected honors and awards.
Responsibility: Margot Harper Banks.

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"This book highlights Brooks' use of the sermon genre, and her parallels between Christianity and Democracy. The work opens with a biographical chapter and Brooks' comments on religion, followed by analyses of her long poems, and more than thirty of her short ones. An interview with Nora Brooks Blakely about Brooks' religious background and philosophy is included"--Provided by publisher.

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