Radical Spiritual Motherhood : Autobiography and Empowerment in Nineteenth-Century African American Women

By: Haynes, Rosetta RMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2011Edition: 1Description: 1 online resource (249 p.)ISBN: 9780807138205Subject(s): African American women - Biography - History and criticism | African American women - Intellectual life - 19th century | African American women - Race identity | African American women --Biography --History and criticism | African American women evangelists | African American women evangelists - Biography - History and criticism | African American women evangelists --Biography --History and criticism | African American women evangelists --Biography | African American women --Intellectual life --19th century | African American women --Race identity | Autobiography - Social aspects | Autobiography --Social aspects | Identity (Psychology) in literature | Identity (Psychology) in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Radical Spiritual Motherhood : Autobiography and Empowerment in Nineteenth-Century African American WomenDDC classification: 269.2092396 | 269/.2092396073 LOC classification: BV3780.H39 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The World of the Radical Spiritual Mothers: Socioeconomic, Political, and Religious Milieu; 2. Power and Transformation in Radical Spiritual Motherhood; 3. Sanctified Ladies: Transformation of Vision and Voice in the Narratives of Amanda Berry Smith, Julia Foote, and Jarena Lee; 4. Movers and Shakers: Itinerancy and the Search for Community and Identity in the Narratives of Zilpha Elaw and Rebecca Jackson; 5. Mothers Outraged and Radical: Sexuality and Subjectivity in the Nineteenth-Century Narratives of Enslaved and Free Black Women
6. Pauli Murray: Modern-Day Radical Spiritual MotherCoda; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: In this cutting-edge work, Rosetta R. Haynes explores the spiritual autobiographies of five nineteenth-century female African American itinerant preachers to discover the ways in which they drew upon religion and the material conditions of their lives to fashion powerful personas that enabled them to pursue their missions as divinely appointed religious leaders. Pioneering and accessible, Radical Spiritual Motherhood marks a turning point in the study of both African American literature and women's studies.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The World of the Radical Spiritual Mothers: Socioeconomic, Political, and Religious Milieu; 2. Power and Transformation in Radical Spiritual Motherhood; 3. Sanctified Ladies: Transformation of Vision and Voice in the Narratives of Amanda Berry Smith, Julia Foote, and Jarena Lee; 4. Movers and Shakers: Itinerancy and the Search for Community and Identity in the Narratives of Zilpha Elaw and Rebecca Jackson; 5. Mothers Outraged and Radical: Sexuality and Subjectivity in the Nineteenth-Century Narratives of Enslaved and Free Black Women

6. Pauli Murray: Modern-Day Radical Spiritual MotherCoda; Notes; Bibliography; Index

In this cutting-edge work, Rosetta R. Haynes explores the spiritual autobiographies of five nineteenth-century female African American itinerant preachers to discover the ways in which they drew upon religion and the material conditions of their lives to fashion powerful personas that enabled them to pursue their missions as divinely appointed religious leaders. Pioneering and accessible, Radical Spiritual Motherhood marks a turning point in the study of both African American literature and women's studies.

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Rosetta R. Haynes is an associate professor of English and Women's Studies at Indiana State University.

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