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Contents Preface ix One The Prophesying Daughters Biographical and Historical Background 1 Two The Act of Prophesying Nineteenth-Century Black Women Preachers and Black Literary History 14 Three Prophetic Change Jarena Lee’s and Julia Foote’s Uses of Conversion Rhetoric in the Context of Reader Distrust 34 Four Prophetic Journeying The Trope of Travel in Black Women Preachers’ Narratives 51 Five Prophetic Reading Black Women Preachers and Biblical Interpretation 72 Six Prophetic Works Prophesying Daughters and Social Activism— The Case of Frances Joseph Gaudet 90 Seven Can I Get a Witness? The Implications of Prophesying for African American Literary Studies 111 Selected Bibliography 123 Index 139 vii ...

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ISBN
9780826262998
Related ISBN
9780826214676
MARC Record
OCLC
1017609628
Pages
160
Launched on MUSE
2018-01-03
Language
English
Open Access
No
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