Excavating Exodus : biblical typology and racial solidarity inAfrican American literature (eBook, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Excavating Exodus : biblical typology and racial solidarity inAfrican American literature

Author: J Laurence Cohen
Publisher: [Clemson] : Clemson University Press, 2021. ©2021
Series: African American literature series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Excavating Exodus examines adaptations of Moses' story in novels, newspapers, and speeches from the antebellum period to the Civil Rights era. By asking how Moses became a touchstone for notions of race loyalty, Excavating Exodus traces how Black intellectuals reinvented the Mosaic model ofcharismatic male leadership" --
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Named Person: Moses, (Biblical leader); Moses, (Biblical leader)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Laurence Cohen
ISBN: 194997992X 9781949979923
OCLC Number: 1249695422
Description: 1 ressource en ligne.
Contents: Introduction: Moses in African American religious culture --
Mosaic subjectivity in David Walker and Frances Harper --
Typological plasticity in Martin Delany, Herman Melville, and Harriet Beecher Stowe --
Moses vs. the masses : Alain Locke, Aesthetic Uplift, and Zora Neale Hurston --
The end of Exodus? : the dissolution of Mosaic leadership in Ralph Ellison and William Melvin Kelley --
Ralph Ellison and the dangers of the Moses complex --
The end of Exodus? : the dissolution of Mosaic leadership in William Melvin Kelley --
Conclusion: Moses eternal.
Series Title: African American literature series.
Responsibility: by J. Laurence Cohen.

Abstract:

"Excavating Exodus examines adaptations of Moses' story in novels, newspapers, and speeches from the antebellum period to the Civil Rights era. By asking how Moses became a touchstone for notions of race loyalty, Excavating Exodus traces how Black intellectuals reinvented the Mosaic model ofcharismatic male leadership" --

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