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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 ; London : New York University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illuminates the creative strategies playwrights used to grapple with religion.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig R Prentiss
ISBN: 9780814707951 0814707955 9780814708088 0814708080
OCLC Number: 913671040
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Setting the stage --
New territory --
Lynching and the faraway God --
Caught within the shadow --
Blackness in the image of God.
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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