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New critical essays on Toni Morrison's God help the child : race, culture, and history

Author: Alice Knox Eaton; Maxine Lavon Montgomery; Shirley A Stave
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Contributions by Alice Knox Eaton, Mar Gallego, Maxine Lavon Montgomery, Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber, Shirley A. Stave, Justine Tally, Susana Vega-GonzaÌlez, and Anissa Wardi In her eleventh novel, God Help the Child, Toni Morrison returned to several of the signature themes explored in her previous work: pernicious beauty standards for women, particularly African American women; mother-child relationships; racism and
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Literary criticism
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New critical essays on Toni Morrison's God help the child
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2020.
(DLC) 2020006524
Named Person: Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Knox Eaton; Maxine Lavon Montgomery; Shirley A Stave
ISBN: 9781496828873 1496828879 9781496828880 1496828887
OCLC Number: 1143824630
Description: xiii, 165 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Section 1: Old scars, new wounds, and the search for wholeness. Skin deep : identity and trauma in God Help the Child / Shirley A. Stave ; The power of witnessing : confronting trauma in God Help the Child / Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber ; Childhood traumas, journeys, and healing in Toni Morrison's God Help the Child / Mar Gallego ; "Let the true note ring out loud" : a mindful reading of God Help the Child / Susana Vega-González --
Section 2: Subverting whiteness : writing beyond the racialized gaze. "What did I do to be so black and blue?" : synesthesia in God Help the Child / Anissa Wardi ; "You not the woman I want" : Toni Morrison's God Help the Child and the legend of Galatea / Maxine Lavon Montgomery --
Section 3: Intertextual interceptions. Return of the repressed: the politics of engraving and erasure and the quest for selfhood in God Help the Child / Justine Tally ; No system of justice : at the margins with Toni Morrison's intertextual characters / Alice Knox Eaton.
Responsibility: edited by Alice Knox Eaton, Maxine Lavon Montgomery, and Shirley A. Stave.

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A collection of eight essays by Toni Morrison scholars, that offer a nuanced and insightful analysis of the novel God Help the Child, interpreting it in relation to Morrison's earlier work as well as  Read more...

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