Spirituality as Ideology in Black Women's Film and Literature / Edition 1

Spirituality as Ideology in Black Women's Film and Literature / Edition 1

by Judylyn S. Ryan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813923700

ISBN-13: 9780813923703

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

Arguing that spirituality functions as a life-affirming ideology on Black women's art, Ryan (English, Ohio Wesleyan U.) shows how Black women filmmakers and writers, by their choices informing narrative construction and characterization, embrace the role and responsibility of the priestess, bearing and distributing life-force to sustain the community of viewers and…  See more details below

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Arguing that spirituality functions as a life-affirming ideology on Black women's art, Ryan (English, Ohio Wesleyan U.) shows how Black women filmmakers and writers, by their choices informing narrative construction and characterization, embrace the role and responsibility of the priestess, bearing and distributing life-force to sustain the community of viewers and readers. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813923703
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.60(d)

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