skip to content
Folk women and indirection in Morrison, Ní Dhuibhne, Hurston, and Lavin Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Folk women and indirection in Morrison, Ní Dhuibhne, Hurston, and Lavin

Author: Jacqueline Fulmer
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Focusing on the lineage and traditions of pivotal African American and Irish women writers, Jacqueline Fulmer traces the line of descent from Mary Lavin to Eilis Ni Dhuibhne and from Zora Neale  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fulmer, Jacqueline, 1965-
Folk women and indirection in Morrison, Ní Dhuibhne, Hurston, and Lavin.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007
(DLC) 2007025771
(OCoLC)145732940
Named Person: Toni Morrison; Éilís Ní Dhuibhne; Zora Neale Hurston; Mary Lavin; Zora Neale Hurston; Mary Lavin; Toni Morrison; Éilís Ní Dhuibhne
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Fulmer
ISBN: 9780754687139 0754687139
OCLC Number: 606914337
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 207 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Impossible Stories for Impossible Conversations --
Introduction --
Parallel binaries, parallel subversions --
Chapter overview --
2. Rhetorical Indirection: Roots and Routes --
Back to the beginning --
Indirection in the context of previous criticism --
Impossible conversations made possible --
Indirection in folklore as an answer to censorship --
Terms of indirection in African American, Irish, and postcolonial writing --
Historical parallels --
Loss of rights coinciding with suppression of language and culture --
Obstacles to expression for African American and Irish women writers --
Rediscovered gardens --
3. Folk Women versus the Authorities --
Throwing the binary back --
Zora Neale Hurston: "He can read my writing but he sho' can't read my mind" --
Mary Lavin: "Sly civility" from an Irish village --
Censorship, condescension, and the spleen of a saint --
Folk influences in Mary O'Grady --
Mary battles the Otherworld --
Morrison's ancestors and a giggling witch --
Éilís Ní Dhuibhne : the wife, the witch, and the changeling --
Fairy tales for a postmodern world --
How to dump a goat --
Unmaking the world in The Bray house. 4. Otherworld Women on Sex and Religion --
Sex advice from mermaids --
Hurston's divine mermaid Erzulie --
"Cleweless" : Lavin's Onny defies convention --
Ní Dhuibhne's pub Mermaid --
"The two shall be as one" : Morrison's seaside duo, Celestial and L --
5. Reproducing Wise Women --
Folk women with "ancient properties" --
Anti-Marys in Hurston and Lavin --
Jenny as a younger wise woman and Virgin Mary figure in The Bray house --
Paradise : Morrison's folk "Marys" --
Ní Dhuibhne's midwife : delivering ambiguity --
Morrison's midwives : freedom from the binaries within midwives in Paradise and a fetus named "Che" --
6. Final Indirections.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Fulmer.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Prize: Winner of the 2008 Elli Kongas-Maranda Professional Prize awarded by the American Folklore Society

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606914337>
library:oclcnum"606914337"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/606914337>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1431525>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Stereotypes (Social psychology) in literature"@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:copyrightYear"2007"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2007"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/103503501>
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:genre"Electronic books."@en
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Folk women and indirection in Morrison, Ní Dhuibhne, Hurston, and Lavin"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=438661>
schema:url<http://site.ebrary.com/id/10209149>
schema:url<http://books.google.com/books?id=ZfZlAAAAMAAJ>
schema:url<http://www.myilibrary.com?id=120850>
schema:url
schema:url<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=269318>
schema:url<http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/145732940.html>
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.