The spirituals and the blues : an interpretation /

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Orbis Books,, Maryknoll, New York, United States, p.xxv, 146 pages ; (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst00799648, (OCoLC)fst00799689, (OCoLC)fst00835056, (OCoLC)fst01030269, (OCoLC)fst01130204, African Americans, Blues (Music), États-Unis, fast, Histoire et critique., History and criticism., Music, Music., Musique, Negro spirituals, Noirs américains, Religion., Spirituals (Songs), United States


Includes bibliographical references.Introduction to the 50th Anniversary Edition / by Cheryl Townsend Gilkes -- Introduction -- Interpretations of the Black Spirituals -- The Black Spirituals and Black Experience -- God and Jesus Christ in the Black Spirituals -- God and Black Suffering -- The Meaning of Heaven in the Black Spirituals -- The Blues : A Secular Spiritual -- A Concluding Reflection."How two forms of song helped sustain slaves and their children in the midst of tribulation. With a new introduction by Cheryl Townsend Gilkes"--