The adventures of the black girl in her search for God.

  • 74 Pages
  • 1.16 MB
  • 7775 Downloads
  • English
by
Dodd, Mead & Company , New York
Christi
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5365 .A4 1933
The Physical Object
Pagination74, [1] p., 1 .
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13535854M
LC Control Number33005437
OCLC/WorldCa1181478

The Black Girl in Search of God is not a novel or a novella. It is The title piece in this anthology is a parable on the nature of religious belief. When first published in it caused quite a stir and I wondered whether the intervening 75 years might have rendered it something less of a shocker/5.

The adventures of the black girl in her search for God: Shaw, Bernard: : Books.5/5(18). Her most recent work for the stage, The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God (Playwrights Canada Press, ), was shortlisted for a Trillium Book Award and enjoyed a six-month run in the fall/winter of /, as part of the Mirvish Productions season.

Her other plays include Afrika Solo, Who Killed Katie Ross, and Double by: 2. 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. The title story is a satirical allegory relating the experiences of an African black girl, freshly converted to Christianity, who takes literally the biblical injunction to "Seek and you shall find me.".

Based on Bernard Shaw’s short story, The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God follows a black girl who is abandoned by a white missionary for asking too many questions. Taking matters into her own hands, the Black Girl sets off to find out who or what God really is.5/5(2).

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 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. 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 biblical injunction to "Seek and you shall find me.".

!e Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God takes place in the present time, in the community of Negro Creek in Holland Township, Ontario.

Details The adventures of the black girl in her search for God. FB2

African soldiers who fought in the War of were the ancestors of many of the town's modern-day inhabitants.!ese soldiers, consisting of escaped slaves and free black men, bravely fought and.

The Adventures of a Black Girl in Her Search for God Shaw, George Bernard; Farleigh, John (illus) Published by Capricorn c, New York (). The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God Shaw, Bernard; Designed and Engraved by John Farleigh Published by Dodd, Mead and Company ().

London: Constable & Co, SIGNED INSCRIPTION by the author on the half-title page:To my good friend and neighbour Mrs. Jisbella Lyth G.

Bernard Shaw - Ayot St. Lawrence 15th June '. Jisbella Lyth was the legendary village postmistress o Book Edition: Reprint.

The Adventures of the Black Girl in her search for GOD – Buffalo Rising THE BASICS:  This free-wheeling adaptation of Shaw’s provocative novella is by Lisa Codrington, a young, black.

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God by Bernard Shaw and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The black girl is a convert to Christianity and — armed with her Bible and her knobkerry — she sets forth on her search.

She encounters first the jealous and inhuman God of Moses, and him she slays with her weapon. Next, the God of Job, claiming a willingness to philosophize, but. Find The Adventures Of the Black Girl In Her Search For God by Shaw, Bernard at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers Find The Adventures Of the Black Girl In Her Search For God by Shaw, Bernard at Biblio.

Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Buy The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God (Hesperus Classics) by George Bernard Shaw, Colm Toibin (foreword) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(16). Brigid Brophy () was an acclaimed novelist, essayist, critic and campaigner. Her fiction included Hackenfeller's Ape (), The King of a Rainy Country (), Flesh (), The Finishing Touch (), The Snow Ball (), In Transit (), The Adventures of God in His Search for the Black Girl () and Palace without Chairs ().

Her non-fiction included Black Ship to Hell. BOOK REVIEWS The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God. By George Bernard Shaw. (New York, Dodd, Mead and Com-pany, ).

Picture if you can a Negro woman, heroine of a religious work, sans Mumbo-Jumbo, sans Jesus, sans tom-tom, sans spirit-uals, sans nose rings, sans tribal superstition, sans animal skins. Book - adventures of the black girl in her search for God.

From the Collection of Phillip Island and District Historical Society Inc. Heritage Centre 89 Thompson Avenue COWES VICTORIA Object Registration When Made Made By SHAW, George Bernard (Maker), Constable (Maker). The adventures of the black girl in her search for God.

[Bernard Shaw] -- Shaw caught a ton of grief for this novel. The protagonist is an African native girl recently converted to Christianity. She goes in search of God?literally walking into the bush to seek her. 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.

The title story is a satirical allegory relating the experie. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Adventures of The Black Girl in Her Search for God, Bernard Shaw, HB at the best.

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.

Description The adventures of the black girl in her search for God. PDF

Runs to September Author: Jon Kaplan. The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God. Home; Rare Books; The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God; Landmark Newsletter.

Sign up to be notified of upcoming events, special sales, and unique offers. Email * Comments.

Download The adventures of the black girl in her search for God. EPUB

This field. The adventures of the black girl in her search for God. [Bernard Shaw; John Farleigh] -- Dissatisfied with the teachings of respectable white missionaries, an African girl embarks upon her own quest for God and Truth.

Journeying through the forest, she encounters various religious Your Web browser is. The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God Based on George Bernard Shaw’s short story, this side-splitting comedy follows a young African girl who is abandoned by a white missionary for asking too many questions about God.

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God features projected illustrations from the book's original edition and a trio of well-spoken performances by Catherine Worth as the girl.

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. The title story is a satirical allegory relating the experiences of an African black girl, freshly converted to Christianity, who takes literally the biblical injunction to "Seek and you shall find me."Brand: George Bernard Shaw.

The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God is stunning. The story is deeply satisfying, the characters lovable, the acting moving, the chorus delightful, and every detail given lavish care. Miss this one at your peril.

The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God plays at the Centaur Theatre until October Tickets and schedule HERE. The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God finds Rainey, played by Lucinda Davis, fighting to make her way out from rock bottom. Three years after the sudden and unexpected loss of her daughter, marred in a divorce and suffering from severe mental health issues you would typically find on a TLC show, Rainey finds herself back in her hometown, a small Cottage country town in Western Author: Matthew Champ.The Adventures of The Black Girl in Her Search For God.

SHAW, George Bernard. $ 4, Item Number: 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.item 4 The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God - SIGNED, Shaw, George B 3 - The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God - SIGNED, Shaw, George B £ + .