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Conjuring Moments in African American Literature – Women, Spirit Work, and Other Such Hoodoo

This book engages the ways African American authors have shifted, recycled, and reinvented the conjure woman in fiction. Kameelah Martin Samuel traces her presence and function in twentieth-century literature through historical records, oral histories, blues music, and collections of African American folklore.

This book engages the ways African American authors have shifted, recycled, and reinvented the conjure woman in fiction. Kameelah Martin Samuel traces her presence and function in twentieth-century literature through historical records, oral histories, blues music, and collections of African American folklore.

Published Year

2012

Paperback Page Count

189

ISBN

9781349444342

Author

Kameelah L. Martin

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan