'REMEMORY': PRIMAL SCENES AND CONSTRUCTIONS IN TONI MORRISON'S NOVELS
- "What's the World For If You Can't Make It Up?": Making and Remaking Morrison's Jazz. Clarkson, Shaun // Journal of South Texas English Studies;Spring2011, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p1
A literary criticism of the book "Jazz," by Toni Morrison is presented. It examines the writing style of Morrison which focuses on the incorporation of jazz music in her story. It explores the relationship between music and language which has been considered by Morrison as collaborative forms of...
- THE NOVELIST AS CONSERVATOR: STORIES AND COMPREHENSION IN TONI MORRISON'S SONG OF SOLOMON. Mason Jr., Theodore O. // Contemporary Literature;Winter88, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p564
Focuses on the literary works of novelists Toni Morrison. Characterization of Morrison as a postmodern fictionalist; Illusion of the outside world as an innate coherence conferred by language; Overview of the book 'Song of Solomon.'
- SELF, SOCIETY, AND MYTH IN TONI MORRISON'S FICTION. David, Cynthia A. // Contemporary Literature;Summer82, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p323
Focuses on the literary writings of novelist Toni Morrison. Combination of social observation with broadening and allusive commentary; Criticism on the works of Morrison; Use of mythic structure in writing.
- At home with Toni Morrison. Italie, Hillel // Charlotte Post;5/17/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 36, p6B
The article features American novelist Toni Morrison.
- Toni Morrison's "Jazz" and the City. Paquet-Deyris, Anne-Marie // African American Review;Summer2001, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p219
Features Toni Morrison's narrative "Jazz" and the city in the U.S. Description of a narrative voice; Role of music in providing the historical background of the narrative voice; Definition of the sense of place.
- Toni Morrison: Bearing Witness for the Voiceless. Iyasere, Solomon O.; Iyasere, Marla W. // Understanding Toni Morrison's 'Beloved' & 'Sula': Selected Essay;2000, preceding p2
The article discusses essays about the works of women novelist Toni Morrison included in the book "Understanding Toni Morrison's Beloved and Sula: Selected Essays and Criticisms of the Works by the Nobel Prize-Winning Author," including an analysis of "Sula," and the examination of a woman's...
- READING THE NATIVE INFORMANT READING. // Cultural Critique;Spring1999, Issue 42, p104
A literary criticism of the book "Beloved," by Toni Morrison is presented. It explores the way critics may view an author as either a channeler of his or her writing or entirely disregard the author when examining a text. The author suggests neither of these techniques allow a critic to consider...
- A Laying on of Hands: Toni Morrison and the Materiality of "Love." Wardi, Anissa Janine // MELUS;Fall2005, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p201
This article focuses on the materiality of love in the works of Toni Morrison. In his novel "The Bluest Eye," love is described as a gift, it is not one bestowed on the beloved. The power rests on the lover who is active, choosing type expression of love. The beloved are static, incapacitated if...
- Hybridizing the "City upon a Hill" in Toni Morrison's "Paradise." Fraile-Marcos, Ana María // MELUS;Winter2003, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p3
This article discusses issues on national and individual identity-building as depicted in the book "Paradise," by Toni Morrison. Analysis of the African-American adoption of the Puritan foundation principles of the nation; History and identity in the Manichean terms characteristic of U.S....