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Aunt(y) Jemina in Spiritual Baptist Experience in Toronto: Spiritual Mother or Servile Woman?

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Duncan,Carol B. (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Mar 2001
Published:
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Women, Images and stereotypes, Aunt Jemima
Notes:
Focuses on the Aunt Jemima stereotype of African womanhood and motherhood. Impact of the stereotype on African Caribbean women whose lives have been obscured by this image; Discussion on how a re-invented Aunt Jemima is reflected in the religious symbols of the Spiritual Baptists Church in Toronto, Ontario and the religious lives of individual women; Examination of the symbolic reinterpretation of Aunt Jemima within the everyday lives of immigrant African Caribbean women in Toronto.;