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Religious idiom and the African American novel, 1952/1998

Tuire Valkeakari

Religious idiom and the African American novel, 1952/1998

by Tuire Valkeakari

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible -- Influence,
  • Bible -- In literature,
  • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
  • Christianity in literature,
  • Religion and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Language and languages -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Discourse analysis, Literary,
  • African Americans in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTuire Valkeakari.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.N4 V36 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17564918M
    ISBN 109780813030555
    LC Control Number2007001320

    Pages in category "African-American novels" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).   Tuire Valkeakari is professor of English at Providence College and the author of Religious Idiom and the African American Novel,

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Religious Idiom and the African American Novel, Gainesville: University Press of Florida, ix + pp. $, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by Carolyn M. Jones Published on H-Amstdy (May, ) Tuire Valkeakari's excellent study considers a wide range of literature.

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