The Resource Toni Morrison : paradise, love, a mercy, edited by Lucille P. Fultz, (electronic resource)

Toni Morrison : paradise, love, a mercy, edited by Lucille P. Fultz, (electronic resource)

Label
Toni Morrison : paradise, love, a mercy
Title
Toni Morrison
Title remainder
paradise, love, a mercy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lucille P. Fultz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
<i>Toni Morrison</i> features a collection of ten new essays by noted Morrison scholars, including recipients of the Toni Morrison Society Book Award. Focusing upon Morrison's most recently published novels (<i>Paradise</i>, <i>Love</i>, <i>A Mercy</i>) the contributors to this volume revisit issues that continue to engage Morrison and are part of the currency of contemporary American literary and cultural history. These selections examine Morrison's ongoing ""romance"" with African Americans as they continue to battle the demons of race, gender, class, and poverty, to name a few. Together, th
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3563.O8749
LC item number
Z914 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fultz, Lucille P.
Series statement
Bloomsbury studies in contemporary North American fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morrison, Toni
  • African Americans in literature
Label
Toni Morrison : paradise, love, a mercy, edited by Lucille P. Fultz, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; HalfTitle; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Series Editor's Introduction; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: The Grace and Gravity of Toni Morrison, Lucille P. Fultz ; Toni Morrison in the international context; Chloe Ardelia Wofford/Chloe Anthony Wofford/Toni Morrison; The grace and gravity of Morrison's fiction; Sentient artistry; Daunting narratives; The issue of language; Grace in language; Love and the discourse of nostalgia; The gravity; Part I Paradise
  • 2 Separate Spheres?: The Appropriation of Female Space in Paradise, Shirley A. Stave Ruby as the death of the mother; Public versus private spheres in Ruby; Dogmatic patriarchy; The Convent as private sphere; Controlling the Symbolic Order; Excess and the feminine; Uniting the spheres; 3 The Working Through of the Disconsolate: Transformative Spirituality in Paradise, Gurleen Grewal
  • Recovering from trauma: "Acting out" and "working through"The meaning of home; The spiritual healer's journey; Conclusion: Paradise at home; 4 Reclaiming the Presence of the Marginalized: Silence, Violence, and Nature in Paradise, Aoi Mori ; Introduction: Historical excavation; Rewriting history; Violence as the flaw of historical exclusiveness; Exposing the family tree; The reversal of binary oppositions; Revisions of Pieta; Recovery of transgressive women and ecocritical reading
  • Nature, violence, and genderOrganic farming and the transcendence of dichotomies; Conclusion: The Convent garden and rebirth; Part II Love ; 5 "Some to Hold, Some to Tell": Secrets and the Trope of Silence in Love, Carolyn Denard ; Morrison's treatment of silence; Silence in L ove; The opening lament; Significations on silence; The silence of secrets; Conclusion
  • 6 Power and Betrayal: Social Hierarchies and the Trauma of Loss in Love, Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber "Othering" and cultural hierarchies; Love's community; Relating through hatred and trauma; The rebirth of love and the naming of desire; Conclusion; 7 The Power in "Yes": Pleasure, Dominion, and Conceptual Doubling in Love, Herman Beavers ; The attributes of power; Love and the critique of pleasure
  • Love and the dynamics of dominion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441125392
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000709192
  • (EBL)1080393
  • (OCoLC)825734200
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1080393
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000709192
Label
Toni Morrison : paradise, love, a mercy, edited by Lucille P. Fultz, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; HalfTitle; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Series Editor's Introduction; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: The Grace and Gravity of Toni Morrison, Lucille P. Fultz ; Toni Morrison in the international context; Chloe Ardelia Wofford/Chloe Anthony Wofford/Toni Morrison; The grace and gravity of Morrison's fiction; Sentient artistry; Daunting narratives; The issue of language; Grace in language; Love and the discourse of nostalgia; The gravity; Part I Paradise
  • 2 Separate Spheres?: The Appropriation of Female Space in Paradise, Shirley A. Stave Ruby as the death of the mother; Public versus private spheres in Ruby; Dogmatic patriarchy; The Convent as private sphere; Controlling the Symbolic Order; Excess and the feminine; Uniting the spheres; 3 The Working Through of the Disconsolate: Transformative Spirituality in Paradise, Gurleen Grewal
  • Recovering from trauma: "Acting out" and "working through"The meaning of home; The spiritual healer's journey; Conclusion: Paradise at home; 4 Reclaiming the Presence of the Marginalized: Silence, Violence, and Nature in Paradise, Aoi Mori ; Introduction: Historical excavation; Rewriting history; Violence as the flaw of historical exclusiveness; Exposing the family tree; The reversal of binary oppositions; Revisions of Pieta; Recovery of transgressive women and ecocritical reading
  • Nature, violence, and genderOrganic farming and the transcendence of dichotomies; Conclusion: The Convent garden and rebirth; Part II Love ; 5 "Some to Hold, Some to Tell": Secrets and the Trope of Silence in Love, Carolyn Denard ; Morrison's treatment of silence; Silence in L ove; The opening lament; Significations on silence; The silence of secrets; Conclusion
  • 6 Power and Betrayal: Social Hierarchies and the Trauma of Loss in Love, Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber "Othering" and cultural hierarchies; Love's community; Relating through hatred and trauma; The rebirth of love and the naming of desire; Conclusion; 7 The Power in "Yes": Pleasure, Dominion, and Conceptual Doubling in Love, Herman Beavers ; The attributes of power; Love and the critique of pleasure
  • Love and the dynamics of dominion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441125392
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000709192
  • (EBL)1080393
  • (OCoLC)825734200
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1080393
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000709192

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