The Cambridge introduction to Toni Morrison / Tessa Roynon.
Toni Morrison has written some of the most significant and demanding fiction of the modern age. Her dazzling depictions of African-American experience are studied in high schools and colleges, debated in the media and analyzed by scholars at an astounding rate. This Introduction offers readers a gui...
Cambridge ; New York :
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge introductions to literature.
- Cover; The Cambridge Introduction to: Toni Morrison; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Life; 1931-1955; 1955-1977; 1977-1993; Since 1993; Chapter 2 Works; Introduction to the Fiction; The Bluest Eye (1970); Sula (1973); Song of Solomon (1977); Michigan; Pennsylvania; Shalimar, Virginia; Back to Michigan; Back to Virginia Again; Tar Baby (1981); Beloved (1987); Part I; Part II; Part III; Jazz (1992); The City; The Narrator; Violet; Joe; Golden Gray; Dorcas and Alice; Paradise (1998); The Past; The Present; The Future; Love (2003); A Mercy (2008).
- Other Creative Work"Recitatif" (1983); District Storyville (1982); Dreaming Emmett; Margaret Garner; Desdemona; Books for Children; Nonfiction; Morrison on Her Own Life and Work; Literary Criticism; Politics, Society, Language, and Literature; Chapter 3 Contexts; Morrison and African-American History and Tradition; Slavery, the American Civil War, and Reconstruction; Black Migration and Urbanization; From the 1950s and 1960s to the Present Day; Morrison and Dominant American Culture; Morrison and African Cultures and Traditions.
- Morrison, Transnational Perspectives, Modernism, and PostmodernismChapter 4 Reception; The Critical Field; The 1970s; 1980s; The 1990s; Since 2000; The Status and Reputation of "Toni Morrison"; Notes; 1 Life; 2 Works; 3 Contexts; 4 Reception; Guide to Further Reading; Index.