The apocalypse in African-American fiction / Maxine Lavon Montgomery.

In this exploration of the relationship between biblical apocalypse and black fiction, Maxine Montgomery argues that American writers see apocalyptic events in an intermediate and secular sense, as a tenable response to racial oppression. This work analyzes the characters, plots, and themes of seven...

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Main Author: Montgomery, Maxine Lavon, 1959-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©1996.
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Summary:In this exploration of the relationship between biblical apocalypse and black fiction, Maxine Montgomery argues that American writers see apocalyptic events in an intermediate and secular sense, as a tenable response to racial oppression. This work analyzes the characters, plots, and themes of seven novels that rely on the apocalyptic trope.
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 115 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-110) and index.
ISBN:0813020026
9780813020020
9780813013893
0813013895