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Goodbye Christ? : Christianity, Masculinity, and the New Negro Renaissance - (Hardcover)

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This study investigates the relationship between Christianity and African American literary history. Discussion ranges from well-known writers, such as W. E. B. Du Bois and Zora Neale Hurston, to less-known writers including Frederick Cullen, Reverdy Ransom, Nella Larson, Oscar Micheaux, and Countee Cullen. The study chronicles how African American intellectuals sought to negotiate their entanglement with black religion, particularly black Christianity, demonstrating that some Harlem Renaissance writers were openly hostile to Christianity. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 236
Genre: Literary Criticism, Religion + Beliefs
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Tennessee Pr
Author: Peter Kerry Powers
Language: English
Street Date: February 9, 2018
TCIN: 52776221
UPC: 9781621903734
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-7763
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