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African American atheists and political liberation : a study of the sociocultural dynamics of faith / Michael Lackey.

Author/Creator:
Lackey, Michael.
Publication:
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2007.
Series:
The history of African-American religions
Format/Description:
Book
172 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Atheism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Religion.
African American authors -- Political and social views.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Larsen, Nella -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Contents:
Frantz Fanon and J. Saunders Redding : the psychological and political necessity of atheism
The humanist/atheist controversy in Richard Wright's The outsider
No means yes : the conversion narrative as rape scene in Nella Larsen's Quicksand
Langston Hughes : the sociocultural structuring of God, desire, and the law
Touchstone narratives: measuring the value of the God concept.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-163) and index.
ISBN:
9780813030357 (alk. paper)
0813030358 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
70775570
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