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Staging faith : religion and African American theater from the Harlem renaissance to World War II

Author: Craig R Prentiss
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illuminates the creative strategies playwrights used to grapple with religion.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig R Prentiss
ISBN: 9780814707951 0814707955 9780814708088 0814708080
OCLC Number: 922802384
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-219 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction 1 Setting the Stage 2 New Territory 3 Lynching and the Faraway God 4 Caught within the Shadow 5 Blackness in the Image of God Conclusion List of Acronyms Notes Selected Bibliography Index About the Author
Responsibility: Craig R. Prentiss.
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"Craig Prentiss surveys a range of theatrical responses to organized religion and personal faith by African American playwrights in the first half of the twentieth century. As he notes, correctly, Read more...

 
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