Granny midwives and Black women writers : double-dutched readings

Lee, Valerie, 1950-

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  • Creator Valerie Lee
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Routledge, 1996.
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0415915074, 9780415915076, 0415915082, 9780415915083
  • OCLC ocm35042963

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-197) and index.

Contents

  • Sistah Conjurer: Text and context -- Western science and folk medicine: White men's forceps and Black women's forces -- Literary recovery of the granny: The body, the mind, the material -- God and the grannies: Testifying theory -- Women who work magic: Literary and cultural icons--Song of Solomon -- Conjure discourse in conjuring communities: Mama Day and fieldwork in paradise
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