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African American Atheists and Political LiberationA Study of the Sociocultural Dynamics of Faith

African American Atheists and Political Liberation: A Study of the Sociocultural Dynamics of Faith

Michael Lackey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030357
eISBN:
9780813039459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030357.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This study of atheist African American writers poses a substantive challenge to those who see atheism in despairing and nihilistic terms. The author argues that while most white atheists mourn the ... More

African Spiritual Traditions in the Novels of Toni
Morrison

African Spiritual Traditions in the Novels of Toni Morrison

K. Zauditu-Selassie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033280
eISBN:
9780813039060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Toni Morrison herself has long urged for organic critical readings of her works. This book delves into African spiritual traditions, explaining the meanings of African cosmology and epistemology as ... More

The American Lawrence

The American Lawrence

Lee M. Jenkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book posits an “American Lawrence,” exploring D. H. Lawrence’s role as a creator as well as a critic of American literature between 1922 and 1925 when he was resident in the New World. The ... More

Becoming Virginia WoolfHer Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Barbara Lounsberry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049915
eISBN:
9780813050379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049915.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Becoming Virginia Woolf is the first extensive treatment of Woolf’s early diaries. Her first 12 diary books are explored in depth and her development as a diarist traced. The book offers close ... More

Before DaybreakAfter the Race and the Origins of Joyce's Art

Before Daybreak: After the Race and the Origins of Joyce's Art

Coilin Owens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042473
eISBN:
9780813051567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042473.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“After the Race” registers James Joyce's personal anxieties and rivalries on the verge of his emigration from Dublin. In the figure of Villona, the detached and gifted musician, Joyce sketches his ... More

Behind the Masks of ModernismGlobal and Transnational Perspectives

Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Andrew Reynolds and Bonnie Roos (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives is an anthology that studies global modernisms through the lens of masks. The manuscript explores regional, national and ... More

Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian

Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian

Charles A. Carpenter

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034058
eISBN:
9780813038254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers a new perspective on one of the most puzzling questions faced by Shaw scholars—how to reconcile the artist's individualist leanings with his socialist Fabian ideals. The book does ... More

Black LegaciesRace and the European Middle Ages

Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages

Lynn T. Ramey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813060071
eISBN:
9780813050478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060071.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe's Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the ... More

Black Well-BeingHealth and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature

Black Well-Being: Health and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature

Andrea Stone

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062570
eISBN:
9780813051604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062570.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Black Well-Being analyzes conflicting, oftentimes messy, articulations of black selfhood. From the classical healthy mind-in-body ideal to the disabled physique, the portrayals of black physicality ... More

Bloomsday 100Essays on Ulysses

Bloomsday 100: Essays on Ulysses

Morris Beja and Anne Fogarty (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034027
eISBN:
9780813038162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034027.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

June 16, 2004, was the 100th anniversary of Bloomsday, the day that James Joyce's novel Ulysses takes place. To celebrate the occasion, thousands took to the streets in Dublin, following in the ... More

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