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Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility

Ashon T. Crawley


Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility investigates the relationship of aesthetic productions to modes of collective, social intellectual practice. Engaging black studies, queer theory, sound studies, literary theory, theological studies, continental philosophy, and visual studies, Blackpentecostal Breath analyses the ways otherwise modes of existence are disruptions of marginalization and violence. The immediate objects of study Blackpentecostal Breath engages are the aesthetic practices—whooping, shouting, noise-making and speaking in tongues—found in Blackpentecostalism, a m ... More

Keywords: Blackness, performance, philosophy, religion, theology

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780823274543
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823274543.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ashon T. Crawley, author
University of California, Riverside

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