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Damballah

by John Edgar Wideman

  • 133 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Homewood (Pittsburgh, Pa.),
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)
    • Subjects:
    • African American neighborhoods -- Fiction.,
    • African Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Homewood (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- Fiction.,
    • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Edgar Wideman.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.I26 D36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p. ;
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL348723M
      ISBN 100395897971
      LC Control Number98007931

      Ancient Origins articles related to Damballah in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page 1 of tag Damballah). DambALLAH means SERPENT or PYTHON from Dahomey. Dahomey was the name of a West African kingdom where thousands of men, women, and children were sold into slavery in Hispaniola. Dahomey was a military state with an army of Amazons. Many of the captives taken in war were sold to the Portuguese, Spanish, French, and British, for transportation to.

      Damballah is a fictional character from Marvel Comics. Which was created in by Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, and John Buscema. Making its first appearance in issue# of the 1st volume of the Avengers comic book series. Damballah, is the offspring of Set, an Old One. He had worshipers in Zembabwei during the Hyborian Age and in modern day Haiti. When in spirit Created by: Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, John Buscema. Damballah is the African god of death and the Sky God of the Loa.

        Damballah enjoys white foods and is especially fond of egg whites and milk, so these, along with a white candle, are the offerings to make as you say your prayers for personal growth and healing change before the vever you have drawn.” Ayida Wedo, and Danbala La Flambo are mentioned as well within Glassman’s book.   A few years ago, with the simultaneous appearance of John Edgar Wideman's stories, ''Damballah,'' and his fourth novel, ''Hiding Place,'' it seemed as though literary cartographers might one day.


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Damballah contains a dozen stories spanning many years in a Pittsburgh community founded by a runaway slave. Hiding Place shares the same setting.4/5(2). While "Hiding Place" is a novel set in present-day Pittsburgh, "Damballah" is a collection of interrelated stories that begins in Africa and traces the fortunes of one black family in the United States through slavery, escape and settlement in the North.

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Publish your book with B&: Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Wideman, John Edgar. Damballah. London: Allison & Busby,© (OCoLC)   This collection of interrelated stories spans the history of Homewood, a Pittsburgh community founded by a runaway slave. With stunning lyricism, Wideman sings of "dead children in garbage cans, of gospel and basketball, of lost gods and dead fathers" (John Leonard).

It is a celebration of people who, in the face of crisis, uphold one another--with grace, courage, and. Other articles where Damballah is discussed: John Edgar Wideman: a collection of short stories, Damballah (). In Brothers and Keepers (), his first nonfiction book, he contemplated the role of the black intellectual by studying his relationship with his brother, who was serving a life sentence in prison.

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He was one of the. DAMBALLAH. The Sky Father and the primordial creator of all life. Other names: Damballa, Damballah – Wedo or Danbala; Patronage: Damballah-Weddo is a loa of snakes, serpents, water, life and rain. Family.

Damballa’s wife is Ayida-Weddo, and Erzulie Freda is his concubine. Son of Damballah is Simbi. Offerings: His colours are green and white. Damballah Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Internet Archive Language English "A Mariner book." Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Pages: Genre/Form: Historical fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wideman, John Edgar.

Damballah. New York: Avon, (OCoLC) Damballah (page 36) Damballah was a Vodoun god, in serpent form, who is credited with creating the world and the gods, and is therefore the oldest of the gods. The myth states: “Long ago, the serpent spirit Danbala created the world.

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Damballah by John Edgar Wideman; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: African American neighborhoods, African Americans, Fiction; Places: Homewood (Pittsburgh, Pa.), Pa.) Homewood (Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh (Pa.). Damballah is as good a place as any to start, being the first entry in his celebrated Homewood trilogy.

Because here you get a good feel for Wideman's fiction--his concerns and preoccupations, his style and tone, his free approach to form--in short, gripping stories, each one a dispatch from a neighborhood in Pittsburgh that can only be /5.

John Edgar Wideman, Author Pantheon Books $25 (p) ISBN   Book Summary: The title of this book is Damballah (Homewood Trilogy) and it was written by John Edgar Wideman.

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Any book over $ must be sent UPS or Priority Mail.Damballa is one of the most important of all the spirits in Voodoo. He is the Sky Father, and is considered to be the primordial creator of all life. There is an amulet in the Child's Play universe, known as the Heart of Damballa, that is capable of transferring living souls into different vessels.

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