The Resource Spectrality in the novels of Toni Morrison, Melanie R. Anderson, (electronic resource)

Spectrality in the novels of Toni Morrison, Melanie R. Anderson, (electronic resource)

Label
Spectrality in the novels of Toni Morrison
Title
Spectrality in the novels of Toni Morrison
Statement of responsibility
Melanie R. Anderson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
At first glance, Beloved would appear to be the only "ghost story" among Toni Morrison's nine novels, but as this provocative new study shows, spectral presences and places abound in the celebrated author's fiction. Melanie R. Anderson explores how Morrison uses specters to bring the traumas of African American life to the forefront, highlighting histories and experiences, both cultural and personal, that society at large too frequently ignores. Working against the background of magical realism, while simultaneously expanding notions of the supernatural within American
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Melanie
Dewey number
  • 813.54
  • 813/.54
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS3563.O8749
LC item number
Z537 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Ghosts in literature
  • Future life in literature
Label
Spectrality in the novels of Toni Morrison, Melanie R. Anderson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: "What does it mean to follow a ghost" in Toni Morrison's fiction? -- Spectral beginnings in The bluest eye and Sula -- "Why not ghosts as well?" the presence of the spectral in song of solomon and tar baby -- "What would be on the other side?" history as a spectral bridge in Beloved and Paradise -- "The specter as possibility": ghostly narrators in Jazz and Love -- "Slave. Free. I last": spectral returns in A mercy
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (184 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572339804
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001004785
  • (EBL)1123360
  • (OCoLC)829172878
  • (SSID)ssj0000822552
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11444506
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000822552
  • (PQKBWorkID)10757224
  • (PQKB)10915990
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1123360
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15972
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001004785
Label
Spectrality in the novels of Toni Morrison, Melanie R. Anderson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: "What does it mean to follow a ghost" in Toni Morrison's fiction? -- Spectral beginnings in The bluest eye and Sula -- "Why not ghosts as well?" the presence of the spectral in song of solomon and tar baby -- "What would be on the other side?" history as a spectral bridge in Beloved and Paradise -- "The specter as possibility": ghostly narrators in Jazz and Love -- "Slave. Free. I last": spectral returns in A mercy
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (184 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572339804
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001004785
  • (EBL)1123360
  • (OCoLC)829172878
  • (SSID)ssj0000822552
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11444506
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000822552
  • (PQKBWorkID)10757224
  • (PQKB)10915990
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1123360
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15972
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001004785

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