Spring 2018 catalog cover

The Penn Press list for spring 2018 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

I Got the Word in Me and I Can Sing It, You Know
A Study of the Performed African-American Sermon

Gerald L. Davis

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 illus.
Cloth 1985 | ISBN 9780812279870 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
Ebook 2017 | ISBN 9781512801637 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.
An Anniversary Collection volume

Gerald L. Davis (1941-1997) received his B.A. degree in English/speech and drama from Fisk University in 1963 and his M.A. (1973) and Ph.D. (1978) degrees in folklore from the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania, respectively. He was the Associate Director of Folklife Programs of the Smithsonian Insitution in the early 1970s. He taught in the Africana Studies Department at Rutgers University and subsequently in the American Studies Department at University of New Mexico.

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