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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Ann duCille Treating the popular and academic discourse surrounding Toni Morrison's winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993 as a case in point, this essay critiques the ways in which race and gender—“black” and “female”—have been used as loaded signifiers to limit, qualify, segregate...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Christopher Douglas Marilynne Robinson's Gilead is a kind of companion volume to Toni Morrison's Beloved, recollecting through tropes of memory the history of American slavery: as with Morrison's novel, these histories are to be productive of contemporary identities. Gilead in particular helps...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 313–315.
Published: 01 November 2002
...ERIK DUSSERE JOHN N. DUVALL, The Identifying Fictions of Toni Morrison: Modernist Authenticity and Postmodern Blackness (New York: Palgrave, 2000), pp. 182, cloth, $45.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Reviews Postmodern...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
... and Bone Structure Experiment.” Black American Literature Forum 17 ( 1983 ): 120 –23. Byerman , Keith E. Fingering the Jagged Grain: Tradition and Form in Recent Black Fiction . Athens: U of Georgia P, 1985 . Davis , Kimberly Chabot . “‘Postmodern Blackness’: Toni Morrison’s Beloved...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 151–168.
Published: 01 November 2002
...: Oxford UP, 1988 . Gilroy , Paul . “Living Memory: A Meeting with Toni Morrison.” Small Acts: Thoughts on the Politics of Black Cultures . London: Serpent’s Tail, 1993. 175–82. Harper , Phillip Brian . Framing the Margins: The Social Logic of Postmodern Culture . New York: Oxford UP...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 258–280.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... and Preface Toni Morrison. New York: Pantheon, 1996 . Bambara , Toni Cade , and Louis Massiah, dirs. and prods. “How She Came by Her Name.” Interview with Louis Massiah. 9 Oct. 1994. Artist and Influence 14 ( 1995 ): 58 –79. Bambara , Toni Cade , and Louis Massiah, dirs. and prods...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 2011
... . An Imperative Duty . Ithaca : Cornell University Library , 2009 . Michaels Walter Benn . “Autobiography of an Ex-White Man: Why Race Is Not a Social Construction.” Transition 73 ( 1997 ): 122 – 43 . Morrison Toni . “Comment.” New Yorker 5 Oct. 1998 < http...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 193–210.
Published: 01 November 2002
..., Dwarfs and Hunchbacks in Ancient Egypt .” Annals of Medical History IX ( 1927 ): 315 –26. Dubey , Madhu . “‘No Bottom and No Top’: Oppositions in Sula.” New Casebooks: Toni Morrison . Ed. Linden Peach. New York: St. Martin’s, 1998 . 70 –88. Fiedler , Leslie . “Pity and Fear...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of Hearing” 10, 20, 27–8, 50). The death of Scarlett in The Wind Done Gone—she contracts smallpox, looks in the mirror, then falls down the steps while drunk—undermined SunTrust Bank’s attempt to leverage the cultural and commercial status of Gone with the Wind to control history. As Toni Morrison...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., Race and White Identity in Southern Fiction: From Faulkner to Morrison (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), pp. 194, cloth, $80.00. John N. Duvall launches his study with Toni Morrison’s famous claim that Bill Clinton was America’s first black president. In that same spirit, Duvall claims...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2016
...), the archive that Thorsson unearths here is remarkable. Her archival research itself refuses to “erase” the Toni Morrison who once spoke so forthrightly—and not only about the fact that “it was not easy being a black girl in 1940” but also about the fact that it was not easy being a black woman in 1970. As she...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 316–318.
Published: 01 November 2002
..., the "fictions of history" written by these women feature either a "magical black daughter" or some form of a "revisionary daughter" who fashions a retum to the "mother of history." Beginning with a chapter on Toni Morrison's Beloved and ending with Maryse Conde's From I, Tituba, the book is divided...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of Slavery ER~<DU~ERE, Balancing the Books: Faulkner, Morrison, and the Economics of Slavery (New York: Routledge, 2003), pp. 176, cloth, $65.00. Erik Dussere contributes to the recent scholarship on William Faulkner and Toni Morrison by building on Hortense Spillers. Spillers argues...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in the best sense. In the five interpretive chapters, Lee reads individual works by writers as diverse in their thematic preoccupations and stylistic propensities as Toni Morrison, Karen Tei Yamashita, Richard Powers, Lydia Davis, Lynne Tillman, and David Markson. According to Lee, in representing...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
...-Timing and Double-Consciousness in Toni Morrison's Jazz.” Callaloo 18 . 2 ( 1995 ): 451 – 71 . Herman Matthew J. Politics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Native American Literature: Across Every Border . New York : Routledge , 2009 . Holland Sharon P. “The Revolution...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 325–328.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and feminist critical practices. In addition to offering readings of cur- rent literature, her book provides one of the mast useful and accessible summaries of Lacanian theory I have read. And by applying it to the works of such writers as Toni Morrison, Margaret Atwood, Sandra Cisneros, Chenie Moraga...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 506–511.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and indirectly through comparisons with more canonical authors such as Angela Carter, Toni Morrison, and Zadie Smith, Turner allows a complex picture of literary reputation to emerge that emphasizes the complex overlays of gender, commercial interest, academic trends, and historical expectations. Each...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 319–323.
Published: 01 November 2002
...." In Against Amnesia, Peterson focuses on the counterhistories produced indirectly in the work of contemporary women writers, primarily, Louise Erdrich, Toni Morrison, Joy Kogawa, and Irena Klepfisz. Klepfisz's addition to these women of color adds an irnpor- tant perspective as we see her grappling...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 May 2004
... already irrevocably altered. This self-reflexive dimension of Faulkner's work en- ables Davis to reflect on her indebtedness to such critics of African American literature as Ralph ell is or^, James Baldwin, George Kent and more recently Toni Morrison. She makes it clear that there is something...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 415–418.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Neale Hurston, Sarah Barnwell Elliott, Ellen Douglas, Flannery O'Connor, Grace Paley, Eudora Welty, Alice Walker, Carson McCul- lers, Ellen Gilchrist, Caroline Gordon, Harper Lee, Margaret Mitchell, Lillian Smith-and by women who write about the South--such as Toni Morrison, Sherley Ann Williams...