Limit search to items available for checkout
Title Racial blasphemies : religious irreverence and race in American literature / Michael L. Cobb.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2005.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (ix, 145 pages)
Series Literary criticism and cultural theory
Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-141) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Race in literature.
Religion and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Race relations in literature.
Blasphemy in literature.
Religion in literature.
United States.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents Painfully obvious : nakedness and religious words in James Baldwin's Go tell it on the mountain -- Arresting whiteness : religious history and "local" color in Flannery O'Connor's Wise blood -- "She was something vulgar in a holy place" : the resanguination of the word in Paule Marshall's Brown girl, brownstones -- "Actual sacrilege" : the blasphemous narration of time and race in William Faulkner's Light in august.
Summary Using critical race theory and literary analysis, this book charts the tense, frustrated religious language that saturates much twentieth-century American literature.
Other Title Print version: Cobb, Michael L. Racial blasphemies. New York : Routledge, 2005 0415971268