Recalling religions

resistance, memory, and cultural revision in ethnic women"s literature by Peter Kerry Powers

Publisher: University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville

Written in English
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  • Subjects:

    • Walker, Alice, 1944- -- Religion.,
    • Silko, Leslie, 1948- -- Religion.,
    • Kingston, Maxine Hong -- Religion.,
    • Ozick, Cynthia -- Religion.,
    • American fiction -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Religion and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Religious fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Ethnic groups in literature.,
    • Religion in literature.,
    • Memory in literature.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-134) and index.

      StatementPeter Kerry Powers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.R47 P69 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 139 p. ;
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777459M
      ISBN 101572331275
      LC Control Number00012032

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