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Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women’s Writings

Donna Aza Weir-Soley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033778
eISBN:
9780813039008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Western European mythology and history tend to view spirituality and sexuality as opposite extremes. But sex can be more than a function of the body and religion more than a function of the mind, as ... More


Sin and Evil Redefined: The Enlightenment

Ronald Paulson

in Sin and Evil: Moral Values in Literature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120141
eISBN:
9780300135206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120141.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Christopher Marlowe, who inherited Ovid's humanism that consequently led to his exile. David Riggs's biography of Marlowe shows “how fully his work articulates the ... More


The Revolution Will Be Visualized: Black Panther Artist Emory Douglas

Colette Gaiter

in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677252
eISBN:
9781452947440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677252.003.0014
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the work of artist Emory Douglas. In 1967, a young man barely in his twenties, Douglas was named Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party. His visual skills, combined ... More


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