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James Baldwin and Toni Morrison : comparative critical and theoretical essays

Author: Lovalerie King; Lynn Orilla Scott
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Palgrave Macmillan pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This collection of comparative critical and theoretical essays examines James Baldwin and Toni Morrison's reciprocal literary relationship. By reading these authors side-by-side, this collection  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: James Baldwin; Toni Morrison; James / 1924-1987 / Criticism and interpretation Baldwin; Toni / Criticism and interpretation Morrison; James Baldwin; Toni Morrison; James Baldwin; Toni Morrison; James Baldwin; Toni Morrison
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lovalerie King; Lynn Orilla Scott
ISBN: 9780230619722 023061972X
OCLC Number: 421781218
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: viii, 302 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Baldwin and Morrison in dialogue / Lovalerie King --
Baldwin's bop 'n' Morrison's mood : bebop and race in James Baldwin's Another country and Toni Morrison 's Jazz / Keren Omry --
Narrating the beat of the heart, jazzing the text of desire : a comparative interface of James Baldwin's Another country and Toni Morrison's Jazz / Anna Kérchy --
Revising revision : methodologies of love, desire, and resistance in Beloved and If Beale Street could talk / Michelle H. Phillips --
Revising the incest story : Toni Morrison's The bluest eye and James Baldwin's Just above my head / Lynn Orilla Scott --
Watchers watching watchers : positioning characters and readers in Baldwin's Sonny blues and Morrison 's Recitatif / Trudier Harris --
Playing a mean guitar : the legacy of Staggerlee in Baldwin and Morrison / D. Quentin Miller --
Refiguring the flesh : the word, the body, and the rituals of being in Beloved and Go tell it on the mountain / Carol E. Henderson --
Resistance against racial, sexual, and social oppression in Go tell it on the mountain and Beloved / Babacar M'Baye --
Secular word, sacred flesh : preachers in the fiction of Baldwin and Morrison / Keith Byerman --
Unseen or unspeakable? : racial evidence in Baldwin's and Morrison's nonfiction / Richard Schur --
The art of whiteness in the nonfiction of James Baldwin and Toni Morrison / Jonathan Mirin --
The evidence of things not seen : the alchemy of race and sexuality / E. Frances White --
Femininity, abjection, and (Black) masculinity in James Baldwin's Giovanni's room and Toni Morrison's Beloved / Keith Mitchell.
Responsibility: edited by Lovalerie King and Lynn Orilla Scott.

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