The lonely letters / Ashon T. Crawley.

By: Crawley, Ashon TMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Durham : Duke University Press, 2020. Description: 270 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cmISBN: 9781478007760; 1478007761; 9781478008248; 1478008245Subject(s): Crawley, Ashon T | African American Pentecostals -- Biography | Loneliness -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | African American sexual minorities -- Religious life | African American Pentecostal churches -- Social aspects | Church music -- African American churches | African Americans -- Race identity | Experience (Religion) | Black LivesGenre/Form: Autobiographies.DDC classification: 289.9/408996073 LOC classification: BX8762.5.Z8 | C73 2020
Contents:
And -- Breath -- Shouting -- Noise -- Tongues -- Nothing.
Awards: Lambda Literary Award, 2020: LGBTQ Nonfiction.Summary: "The Lonely Letters is a Black queer critique of the normative world, practicing a restlessness of word and phrase that seeks existence otherwise. The book is a work of creative non-fiction, taking the form of a correspondence between characters A and Moth. The letters explore Blackness and queerness through the music and embodied experience of Blackpentecostal spaces.... This book will be of interest to readers and scholars in African American studies, Black Diaspora studies, queer studies, and religious studies"--Abridged from publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

And -- Breath -- Shouting -- Noise -- Tongues -- Nothing.

"The Lonely Letters is a Black queer critique of the normative world, practicing a restlessness of word and phrase that seeks existence otherwise. The book is a work of creative non-fiction, taking the form of a correspondence between characters A and Moth. The letters explore Blackness and queerness through the music and embodied experience of Blackpentecostal spaces.... This book will be of interest to readers and scholars in African American studies, Black Diaspora studies, queer studies, and religious studies"--Abridged from publisher description.

Lambda Literary Award, 2020: LGBTQ Nonfiction.

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