Piety and dissent :race, gender, and biblical rhetoric in early American autobiography /Eileen Razzari Elrod.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-259759

Description

xii, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Christian biography.
Church and minorities.
Social integration Religious aspects Christianity.
Race relations Religious aspects Christianity.
Sex role Religious aspects Christianity.
Religion.
Autobiographie.
Biographie.
Church history.

Originator

Elrod, Eileen Razzari.

Contents

Margins and centers, new and old narrations : biblical voices, great awakening christianity and American autobiographical traditions -- I did not make myself so-- : Samson Occom and American religious autobiography -- John Marrant, John Smith, Jesus : borders, tangles and knots in marrants 1785 narrative -- Moses and the Egyptian: religious authority in Olaudah Equianos interesting narrative -- Gender, Christian suffering and the ministers voice: submission and agency in Abigail Abbot Baileys memoirs -- Devotion and dissent: Jarena Lees rhetoric of conversion and call -- Finding a way in the forest: religious discourse of race and justice in William Apess autobiography -- Religious imperatives, democratic voices, and autobiographical preoccupations.

Publication

Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press

Description

xii, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-216) and index.
Complimentary copy, December 1, 2008.

ISBN

9781558496286 (library loth : alk. paper)
1558496289 (library loth : alk. paper)
9781558496293 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558496297 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks BR515.E47 2008

Places

United States
USA.