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Adventures of the White girl in her search for God

Charles Herbert Maxwell

Adventures of the White girl in her search for God

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.,
  • Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Herbert Maxwell.
    ContributionsShaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5365.A42 M3 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5057486M
    ISBN 100841459517
    LC Control Number74020648


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Adventures of the white girl in her search for God. So controversial was Black Girl when it first appeared in that it provoked public outcry with Shaw decried as a blasphemer. Today, it remains a surprisingly irreverent depiction of the universal search for God.

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Wells, Aldous Huxley and other authors to discuss modern ideas about God. The Adventures of the Brown Girl in her Search for God by Mr and Mrs I. Kazi. A Muslim answer to Shaw/5. OCLC Number: Notes: A reply to G.B. Shaw's The adventures of a Black girl in her search for God.

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The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God (and Some Lesser Tales) is a book of short stories written by George Bernard Shaw, published in London by Constable and Company in The title story is a satirical allegory relating the experiences of an African black girl, freshly converted to Christianity, who takes literally the.

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The adventures of the Black girl in her search for God5/5(16). Shaw also attacks the racial prejudiced of the time in a subtle way, in that the young white English woman is so sure of her faith that she will accept anything that's written in the Bible as truth, whereas the young black girl knows she is seeking and so examines all with an open mind 5/5(18).

Charles Herbert Maxwell is the author of Adventures Of The White Girl In Her Search For God ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published )3/5(1). The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God, Shaw, Bernard; Farleigh, John (Illustrator). Published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Early issue with "Genises" in illustration at top of page Book of the month club inset laid in.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(16). Constable & Company Limited: London, First edition of George Bernard Shaw's short story collection, including the satirical allegorical title story: The Adventures of The Black Girl in Her Search For God.

Octavo, original illustrated boards, pictorial endpapers, designed and illustrated with engravings by John Farleigh. THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD by Lisa Codrington, adapted from the story by Bernard Shaw (Shaw Festival). At the Court House Theatre, Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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[Bernard Shaw] -- Shaw caught a ton of grief for this novel. The protagonist is an African native girl recently converted to Christianity. In The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God, a young girl raised by Christian missionaries embarks on a self-guided journey through her African surroundings to meet God.

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A unique and intensely provocative allegory depicting the pursuit of God through the ages. The ""black girl"" is, of course, symbolic of Shaw himself, and through him of inquiring mankind.

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO MABEL SHAW, with lengthy autograph inscription on half-title: "Dear Miss Shaw/ On the eve of a voyage round the world on which I am taking your latest proofsheets to read I send you this story, for which you are really responsible, as it was you who set me thinking about the.

The Adventures Of God In His Search For The Black Girl () About book: The title-piece takes up approximately the last half of this volume, and is far the most interesting thing in it.

But in the "fables" which precede it, some only a line or two long, there is much wit and lots of fun for the literary enthusiast. My (illustrated) version of the story is headed, precisely, "The Adventures of the Black Girl in Here Search for God".

(Published by Dodd, Mead & Company [USA].) Shaw's Essay appears as an epilogue here. About the above: Somehow, I unconsciously think of the book as "The Adventures of the Little Black Girl " The reference to the girl's.

The Black Girl decides that the only way that she will get any satisfying answers to the questions she poses is to ask God face to face. In very short order, she finds herself being advised by a. The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God by George Bernard Shaw ratings, average rating, 53 reviews The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God Quotes Showing 1 Cited by: COVID Resources.

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