The Resource Toni Morrison on mothers and motherhood, edited by Lee Baxter and Martha Satz

Toni Morrison on mothers and motherhood, edited by Lee Baxter and Martha Satz

Label
Toni Morrison on mothers and motherhood
Title
Toni Morrison on mothers and motherhood
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lee Baxter and Martha Satz
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of essays explores the gamut of Toni Morrison's novels from her earliest to her most recent. Each of the essays examines the various ways in which Morrison's work delineates and interrogates Western culture's ideological norms of mothers, motherhood, and mothering. The essays consider Morrison's female, and in some cases male, characters as challenging the concept that mothering and motherhood is a stable notion. The essays reveal both that mothering is a central concept in Morrison's work and that an examination of this pervasive notion illuminates her corpus as a whole. Toni Morrison and Mothers/Motherhood offers a wide range of scholarship that provides a compelling look at Morrison's work through an array of interdisciplinary approaches that are grounded in feminist/gender studies. This interdisciplinary collection of essays will be of interest to scholars and critics concerned with the notions of how we define mother/motherhood/mothering and the problem of its interpretation within Western society as well as those engaged in the interpretation of African-American literature, Morrison's work in particular."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS3563.O8749
  • PS3563.O8749
LC item number
  • Z9138 2017
  • Z896 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baxter, Lee
  • Satz, Martha
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Mothers in literature
  • Motherhood in literature
  • Characters and characteristics
  • Motherhood in literature
  • Mothers in literature
  • Mutter
  • Mutterschaft
Label
Toni Morrison on mothers and motherhood, edited by Lee Baxter and Martha Satz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 273 pages
Isbn
9781772581041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972974166
  • (OCoLC)ocn972974166
Label
Toni Morrison on mothers and motherhood, edited by Lee Baxter and Martha Satz
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 273 pages
Isbn
9781772581041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972974166
  • (OCoLC)ocn972974166

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