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Toni Morrison and the classical tradition : transforming American culture

Author: Tessa Roynon
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Classical presences.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, Roynon explores Toni Morrison's widespread engagement with ancient Greek and Roman tradition. Combining original and detailed close readings with broader theoretical discussions, she argues that classicism is fundamental to the transformative critique of American culture that Morrison's work effects.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print:
Roynon, Tessa.
Toni Morrison and the classical tradition.
2014
Named Person: Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Roynon
ISBN: 9780191760532 0191760536
OCLC Number: 940606019
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2015 Toni Morrison Book Prize for the Best Single-Authored Book.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; CONCLUSION: SPLITTING OPEN THE WORLD; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Series Title: Classical presences.
Responsibility: Tessa Roynon.
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