Spiritual Lives: Embodied Spiritual Practice in African American Women's Literature and Film.

Brooks, Tisha.

Abstract: In this dissertation I will construct a lineage of black women's spiritual narratives that moves from Zilpha Elaw's more traditional spiritual narrative, Memoirs of the Life, Religious Experience, Ministerial Travels and Labours of Mrs. Zilpha Elaw (1846), to Amanda Smith's An Autobiography: The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith (1893) and Nancy Prince's The Narrative o... read more

Tufts University. Department of English.
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