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The Resource Witches, goddesses, and angry spirits : the politics of spiritual liberation in African diaspora women's fiction, Maha Marouan

Witches, goddesses, and angry spirits : the politics of spiritual liberation in African diaspora women's fiction, Maha Marouan

Label
Witches, goddesses, and angry spirits : the politics of spiritual liberation in African diaspora women's fiction
Title
Witches, goddesses, and angry spirits
Title remainder
the politics of spiritual liberation in African diaspora women's fiction
Statement of responsibility
Maha Marouan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores African diaspora religious practices as vehicles for Africana women's spiritual transformation, using representative fictions by three writers of the African Americas who compose fresh models of female spirituality
Cataloging source
P@U
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marouan, Maha
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conde, Maryse
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Danticat, Edwidge
  • Conde, Maryse
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Danticat, Edwidge
  • African American women authors
  • African diaspora in literature
  • African American women in literature
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • American Literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / General
  • African American women authors
  • African American women in literature
  • African diaspora in literature
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
Label
Witches, goddesses, and angry spirits : the politics of spiritual liberation in African diaspora women's fiction, Maha Marouan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Breath, eyes, memory, Paradise and I, Tituba, Black witch of Salem : a theoretical and thematic framework -- In the spirit of Erzulie : Vodou and the re-imagining of Haitian womanhood in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, eyes, memory -- "Thunder, perfect mind" : gnosticism and the utopian impulse in Toni Morrison's Paradise -- Conjuring history : the meaning of witchcraft in Maryse Conde's I, Tituba, Black witch of Salem -- Conclusion : The return of witches, goddesses, and angry spirits
Control code
ocn867740984
Extent
1 online resource (208 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814293201
Lccn
2012039927
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv16q8krq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867740984
Label
Witches, goddesses, and angry spirits : the politics of spiritual liberation in African diaspora women's fiction, Maha Marouan
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Breath, eyes, memory, Paradise and I, Tituba, Black witch of Salem : a theoretical and thematic framework -- In the spirit of Erzulie : Vodou and the re-imagining of Haitian womanhood in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, eyes, memory -- "Thunder, perfect mind" : gnosticism and the utopian impulse in Toni Morrison's Paradise -- Conjuring history : the meaning of witchcraft in Maryse Conde's I, Tituba, Black witch of Salem -- Conclusion : The return of witches, goddesses, and angry spirits
Control code
ocn867740984
Extent
1 online resource (208 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814293201
Lccn
2012039927
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv16q8krq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867740984

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