Womanist and Black Feminist Responses to Tyler Perry’s Productions

  • Editors
  • LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant
  • Tamura A. Lomax
  • Carol B. Duncan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    1. Manigault-Bryant Lomax, Duncan
      Pages 1-13
  3. Filmography

    1. LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant, Tamura A. Lomax, Carol B. Duncan
      Pages 15-24
  4. Theology, Spirituality, and Black Popular Religious Imaginations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Nyasha Junior
      Pages 27-40
    3. Andrea C. White
      Pages 73-88
  5. Theorizing Intersecting Identities and (Re)Envisioning Black Womanhood

  6. The Politics of Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant
      Pages 165-186
  7. Black Women as Religio-Cultural Capital

About this book


Tyler Perry has made over half a billion dollars through the development of storylines about black women, black communities and black religion. Yet, a text that responds to his efforts from the perspective of these groups does not exist.


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