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Toni Morrison and the Classical Tradition : Transforming American Culture.

Author: Tessa Roynon
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Series: Classical Presences Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, Tessa Roynon explores Toni Morrison's widespread engagement with ancient Greek and Roman tradition. Discussing all ten of her published novels to date, Roynon examines the ways in which classical myth, literature, history, social practice, and religious ritual make their presence felt in Morrison's writing. Combining original and detailed close readings with broader theoretical discussion, she argues  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Roynon
ISBN: 9780199698684 0199698686
OCLC Number: 877435570
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2015 Toni Morrison Book Prize for the Best Single-Authored Book.
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages).
Contents: PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; CONCLUSION: SPLITTING OPEN THE WORLD; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Series Title: Classical Presences Ser.

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