qThis book highlights Brooks' use of the sermon genre, and her parallels between Christianity and Democracy. The work opens with a biographical chapter and Brooks' comments on religion, followed by analyses of her long poems, and more than thirty of her short ones. An interview with Nora Brooks Blakely about Brooks' religious background and philosophy is includedq--Provided by publisher.On Easter Sunday. ... After Sunday school we went home, returning in the afternoon to take part in the Easter Program. ... It is evident that Brooksa#39; childhood was steeped in Christian traditions that were reinforced by music, prayer and worshipanbsp;...
|Title||:||Religious Allusion in the Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks|
|Author||:||Margot Harper Banks|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2012-07-24|