TITLE

CHAPTER 5: Expanding the Parameters of Feminism: Self-healing in Toni Morrison's Paradise

AUTHOR(S)
Pernal, Mary
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Explorations in Contemporary Feminist Literature;2002, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
The chapter examines the parameters of feminism based on the novel, Paradise, by Toni Morrison. The novelist creates contexts that centralize the experiences of each of the women characters; no woman's experience is relegated to the margin. No character is meant to be representative of black experience, white experience, or female experience. Furthermore, Morrison examines the question of how to proceed from a place of ruin, destruction, and death.
ACCESSION #
19288428

 

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