Rushdy, Ashraf H.A.
September 1990
Contemporary Literature;Fall90, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p300
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on the literary style of novelist Toni Morrison. Themes of Morrison's novels; Details on the concept of 'rememory' according to poetic Wordsworth and psychologist Sigmund Freud; Role of primal scenes in the existing activity.


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