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Spirituality as ideology in Black women's film and literature

Author: Judylyn S Ryan
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Given the ways in which spirituality functions in the work of Black women writers and filmmakers, the author proposes that what these women embrace in their narrative construction and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judylyn S Ryan
ISBN: 0813923697 9780813923697 0813923700 9780813923703
OCLC Number: 57565163
Description: xi, 193 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Interpreting spirituality --
Embracing responsibility: Maria Stewart, Toni Morrison --
Bearing life-force : Zora Neale Hurston, Ama Ata Aidoo, Ntozake Shange --
Reversing dispossession: Black Women's Cinema --
Renewing self-possession: Euzhan Palcy, Julie Dash, Maureen Blackwood --
Charting futures: Grace Nichols, Maya Angelou, Estella Conwill Májozo.
Responsibility: Judylyn S. Ryan.
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"Appealing to and carrying forward a tradition of ancient spiritual power, this book offers a proactive enterprise, illuminating the agency of black women historically....The scholarship is Read more...

 
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