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Racial Blasphemies

Religious Irreverence and Race in American Literature

Racial Blasphemies
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Racial Blasphemies, using critical race theory and literary analysis, charts the tense, frustrated religious language that saturates much twentieth-century American literature. Michael Cobb argues that we should consider religious language as a special kind of language - a language of curse words - that furiously communicates not theology or spirituality as much as it signals the sheer difficulty of representing race in a non-racist manner on the literary page.
Taylor and Francis; September 2004
208 pages; ISBN 9781135875299
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