Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature

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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 ...

Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature 2002, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312293031

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Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature 2002, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312293000

2002 edition

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