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The Resource "A God of justice?" : the problem of evil in twentieth-century Black literature, Qiana J. Whitted

"A God of justice?" : the problem of evil in twentieth-century Black literature, Qiana J. Whitted

Label
"A God of justice?" : the problem of evil in twentieth-century Black literature
Title
"A God of justice?"
Title remainder
the problem of evil in twentieth-century Black literature
Statement of responsibility
Qiana J. Whitted
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
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Whitted, Qiana J.
Dewey number
820.9/382
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
W455 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Religion in literature
  • Justice in literature
  • Evil in literature
  • African Americans
  • Literature and society
Label
"A God of justice?" : the problem of evil in twentieth-century Black literature, Qiana J. Whitted
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-216) and index
Contents
"In my flesh shall I see God" : ritual violence, racial redemption, and Countée Cullen's "The Black Christ" -- "Wrastl' on Jacob" : Richard Wright and the trope of the mourner's bench -- "A loveless, barren, hopeless western marriage" : spiritual infidelity in the fiction of Nella Larsen and Alice Walker -- "There is no way not to suffer" : evil ruptures and improvisations of joy in "Sonny's blues" and "The sky is gray" -- "But God is not a mystery. We are." : Toni Morrison and the problem of paradise
Control code
000286257
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 220 p.
Isbn
9780813927961
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008038361
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000286257
  • (OCoLC)247440631
Label
"A God of justice?" : the problem of evil in twentieth-century Black literature, Qiana J. Whitted
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-216) and index
Contents
"In my flesh shall I see God" : ritual violence, racial redemption, and Countée Cullen's "The Black Christ" -- "Wrastl' on Jacob" : Richard Wright and the trope of the mourner's bench -- "A loveless, barren, hopeless western marriage" : spiritual infidelity in the fiction of Nella Larsen and Alice Walker -- "There is no way not to suffer" : evil ruptures and improvisations of joy in "Sonny's blues" and "The sky is gray" -- "But God is not a mystery. We are." : Toni Morrison and the problem of paradise
Control code
000286257
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 220 p.
Isbn
9780813927961
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008038361
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000286257
  • (OCoLC)247440631

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