In Hope Draped in Black Joseph R. Winters responds to the belief that America follows a constant trajectory of racial progress, using African American literature and film to construct an idea of hope that embraces melancholy in order to acknowledge and mourn America's traumatic history.
Joseph R. Winters is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Duke University.
Joseph R Winters
Duke University Press
Date of Publication
Social Studies: General
Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People