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Product Description: Most of the major black literary and cultural movements of the twentieth century have been understood and interpreted as secular, secularizing and, at times, profane. In this book, Josef Sorett demonstrates that religion was actually a formidable force within these movements, animating and organizing African American literary visions throughout the years between the New Negro Renaissance of the 1920s and the Black Arts movement of the 1960s...read more

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9780199844937 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Most of the major black literary and cultural movements of the twentieth century have been understood and interpreted as secular, secularizing and, at times, profane.

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Product Description: Racial Blasphemies, using critical race theory and literary analysis, charts the tense, frustrated religious language that saturates much twentieth-century American literature. Michael Cobb argues that we should consider religious language as a special kind of language - a language of curse words - that furiously communicates not theology or spirituality as much as it signals the sheer difficulty of representing race in a non-racist manner on the literary page...read more

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9780415971263 | Routledge, November 30, 2004, cover price $184.00 | About this edition: Racial Blasphemies, using critical race theory and literary analysis, charts the tense, frustrated religious language that saturates much twentieth-century American literature.

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9780415865159 | Routledge, October 31, 2013, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: Racial Blasphemies, using critical race theory and literary analysis, charts the tense, frustrated religious language that saturates much twentieth-century American literature.

How can intense religious beliefs coexist with pluralism in America today? Examining the role of the religious imagination in contemporary religious practice and in some of the best-known works of American literature from the past fifty years, Postmodern Belief shows how belief for its own sake--a belief absent of doctrine--has become an answer to pluralism in a secular age. Amy Hungerford reveals how imaginative literature and religious practices together allow novelists, poets, and critics to express the formal elements of language in transcendent terms, conferring upon words a religious value independent of meaning. Hungerford explores the work of major American writers, including Allen Ginsberg, Don DeLillo, Cormac McCarthy, Toni Morrison, and Marilynne Robinson, and links their unique visions to the religious worlds they touch. She illustrates how Ginsberg's chant-infused 1960s poetry echoes the tongue-speaking of Charismatic Christians, how DeLillo reimagines the novel and the Latin Mass, why McCarthy's prose imitates the Bible, and why Morrison's fiction needs the supernatural. Uncovering how literature and religion conceive of a world where religious belief can escape confrontations with other worldviews, Hungerford corrects recent efforts to discard the importance of belief in understanding religious life, and argues that belief in belief itself can transform secular reading and writing into a religious act. Honoring the ways in which people talk about and practice religion, Postmodern Belief highlights the claims of the religious imagination in twentieth-century American culture.

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9780691135083 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 2010, cover price $72.50 | About this edition: How can intense religious beliefs coexist with pluralism in America today?

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9780691145754 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: How can intense religious beliefs coexist with pluralism in America today?

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9781400834914 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 22, 2010, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: "This is a marvelous and sustained discussion of 'faithful vision' and its significant influence on African American literature." -- American LiteratureIn Faithful Vision, James W. Coleman places under his critical lens a wide array of African American novels written during the last half of the twentieth century...read more

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9780807130919 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, January 1, 2006, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: In Faithful Vision, James W.

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9780807135297 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, August 1, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "This is a marvelous and sustained discussion of 'faithful vision' and its significant influence on African American literature.

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Product Description: Spiritual conversions figure heavily in such novels as Thomas Pynchon's Vineland, Toni Morrison's Paradise, and Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine. What connects such varied works is that their convert-characters are disenchanted with secularism yet apprehensive of dogmatic religiosity...read more

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9780820330327 | Univ of Georgia Pr, December 25, 2007, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Spiritual conversions figure heavily in such novels as Thomas Pynchon's Vineland, Toni Morrison's Paradise, and Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine.

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9780820330334 | Univ of Georgia Pr, December 25, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Spiritual conversions figure heavily in such novels as Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland, Toni Morrison’s Paradise, and Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine.

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Product Description: In this study of novels by Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, Leon Forrest, Ernest Gaines, Randall Kenan, John Edgar Wideman, Gayl Jones, and Octavia E. Butler, Tuire Valkeakari examines the creative re-visioning and reshaping of Judeo-Christian idiom and imagery by African American novelists--specifically their use of "sacred" language for secular meaning...read more

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9780813030555 | Univ Pr of Florida, June 24, 2007, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: In this study of novels by Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, Leon Forrest, Ernest Gaines, Randall Kenan, John Edgar Wideman, Gayl Jones, and Octavia E.

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Product Description: The Western Experience offers a thorough, analytical overview of Western civilization, giving students an introduction to the major achievements in Western thought, art, and science--as well as the social, political, and economic context for understanding those developments...read more

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9780072883695, titled "Western Experience" | 9 edition (McGraw-Hill College, July 1, 2004), cover price $153.75 | About this edition: The Western Experience offers a thorough, analytical overview of Western civilization, giving students an introduction to the major achievements in Western thought, art, and science--as well as the social, political, and economic context for understanding those developments.
9780072424379 | 8 edition (McGraw-Hill College, July 1, 2002), cover price $147.35 | About this edition: The Western Experience offers a thorough, analytical overview of Western civilization, giving students an introduction to the major achievements in Western thought, art, and science as well as the social, political, and economic context for understanding those developments.
9780072565447 | 8 pck edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, July 1, 2002), cover price $182.50 | About this edition: In an age when so many people only look forward, THE WESTERN EXPERIENCE combines new and traditional approaches to the past that, combined with an interpretive approach, challenge, stimulate, and engage students.
9789990840384 | 8 edition (McGraw-Hill College, July 1, 2002), cover price $0.02
9780072396515, titled "Western Experience" | 7 pck edition (McGraw-Hill College, December 1, 1999), cover price $182.50 | About this edition: This survey for the Western Civilization course has attained much prestige and a reputation for excellence over the last six editions.
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9780073260020, titled "Western Experience" | 9 pck edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, March 30, 2006), cover price $95.15 | About this edition: The Western Experience offers a thorough, analytical overview of Western civilization, giving students an introduction to the major achievements in Western thought, art, and science as well as the social, political, and economic context for understanding those developments.
9780073261249 | 9 pck edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, March 17, 2006), cover price $116.10 | About this edition: The Western Experience offers a thorough, analytical overview of Western civilization, giving students an introduction to the major achievements in Western thought, art, and science as well as the social, political, and economic context for understanding those developments.
9780072493818 | 8th edition (McGraw-Hill College, July 1, 2002), cover price $71.75 | About this edition: The Western Experience offers a thorough, analytical overview of Western civilization, giving students an introduction to the major achievements in Western thought, art, and science as well as the social, political, and economic context for understanding those developments.
9780072565461 | 8 pck edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, July 1, 2002), cover price $113.25 | About this edition: In an age when so many people only look forward, THE WESTERN EXPERIENCE combines new and traditional approaches to the past that, combined with an interpretive approach, challenge, stimulate, and engage students.
9780072565478 | 8 pck edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, July 1, 2002), cover price $95.15 | About this edition: In an age when so many people only look forward, THE WESTERN EXPERIENCE combines new and traditional approaches to the past that, combined with an interpretive approach, challenge, stimulate, and engage students.
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Product Description: “Peter Powers brings together critical sophistication in both theology and cultural history, while also demonstrating superior skills at literary analysis. There are few books that address the role of religion in American fiction, let alone ethnic American fiction...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781572331273, titled "Recalling Religions: Resistance, Memory, and Cultural Revision in Ethnic Women's Literature" | Univ of Tennessee Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: “Peter Powers brings together critical sophistication in both theology and cultural history, while also demonstrating superior skills at literary analysis.

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9780070130692, titled "The Western Experience" | 7th edition (McGraw-Hill College, July 1, 1998), cover price $52.90 | also contains The Western Experience

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9781611472103 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, July 2, 2001, cover price $75.00
9780838638873 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, July 1, 2001, cover price $42.50

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Product Description: Of Fiction and Faith features in-depth, personal interviews between W. Dale Brown and twelve American writers-from celebrated award winners to those just beginning to find readers. Conducted over a five-year period, these face-to-face interviews provide a window into the personal and literary lives of some of our most significant writers...read more

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9780802843135 | Eerdmans Pub Co, October 1, 1997, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Of Fiction and Faith features in-depth, personal interviews between W.

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