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by T. Harris

ePub Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature download
Author:
T. Harris
ISBN13:
978-0312293000
ISBN:
0312293003
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Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan; 2002 edition (February 18, 2002)
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History & Criticism
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The literary criticism of Harris's texts in Saints, Sinners, Saviors, brings home the immediacy of Black women's lives in the twenty-first century. This is a must book for any classroom concerned with the being of Black womanhood in the world. Charlotte Pierce-Baker, P.

The literary criticism of Harris's texts in Saints, Sinners, Saviors, brings home the immediacy of Black women's lives in the twenty-first century. Duke University, author of Surviving the Silence: Black Women's Stories of Rape. vivid and provocative descriptions of some of the great strong women characters of recent African American literature.

The pattern of portraying women characters as strong in African American literature has become so pronounced that it. .

The pattern of portraying women characters as strong in African American literature has become so pronounced that it has stifled the literature.

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oceedings{Harris2002SaintsSS, title {Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature}, author {Trudier Harris}, year {2002} }. Trudier Harris. Preface Introduction: The Black Female Body: Seeing, Believing, and Perpetuating Popular and Literary Images A Raisin in the Sun : The Strong Black Women as Acceptable Tyrant Strength and the Battle Ground of Slavery I: Even Parody: Ishmael Reed and Mammy Barracuda Strength and the Battle Ground of Slavery II: Survival Beyond Survival: The Price of Strength in Beloved Commanding the Universe: I. More.

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Constructing the Black Masculine: Identity and Ideality in African American Men’s Literature and Culture, 1775–1995. By Maurice O. Wallace. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002. Cynthia Young, "Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature by Trudier Harris. Constructing the Black Masculine: Identity and Ideality in African American Men’s Literature and Culture, 1775–1995 by Maurice O. Wallace," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 30, no. 3 (Spring 2005): 1963-1966.

African American literature, body of literature written by Americans of African descent. Beginning in the pre-Revolutionary War period, African American writers have engaged in a creative, if often contentious, dialogue with American letters. The result is a literature rich in expressive subtlety. In the early 19th century, the standard-bearers of African American literature spoke with heightening urgency of the need for whites to address the terrible sin of slavery.

Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature. Black Metafiction: Self Consciousness in African American Literature. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1997. New York: Palgrave, 2001. Metafiction as Genre: Walter Mosley, Black Betty; Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Sower.

Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature posits strength as a frequently contradictory and damaging trait for black women characters in several literary works of the twentieth century. Authors of these works draw upon popular images of African American women in producing what they believe to be safe literary representations. Instead, strength becomes a problematic trait, at times a disease, in many characters in which it appears. It has a detrimental impact on the relatives and neighbors of such women as well as on the women themselves. The pattern of portraying women characters as strong in African American literature has become so pronounced that it has stifled the literature.