Unimaginable Acts Imagined: Fathers, Family Myth, and the Postmodern Crisis of Paternal Authority in Toni Morrison's Love
- "Families make the best enemies": Paradoxes of Narcissistic Identification in Toni Morrison's "Love." Mellard, James M. // African American Review;
Presents literary criticism of the novel "Love" by Toni Morrison. It examines narcissistic identification in the novel, reflecting on social and psychoanalytic theorist Slavoj Å½iÅ¾ek's analysis of psychoanalysts Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan. Other topics include black subjectivity,...
- FAILED EXORCISM: KURTZ'S SPECTRAL STATUS AND ITS IDEOLOGICAL FUNCTION IN CONRAD'S 'HEART OF DARKNESS.'. Romero, Jorge Sacido // Atlantis (0210-6124);dic2011, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p43
It is quite remarkable how Marlow's recurrent characterisafion of Kurtz as a spectre in Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness' has passed almost unnoticed in the large body of criticism on the novella. This essay interprets Marlow's persistent expression of loyalty, to Kurtz's ghost as the last in a...
- 'REMEMORY': PRIMAL SCENES AND CONSTRUCTIONS IN TONI MORRISON'S NOVELS. Rushdy, Ashraf H.A. // Contemporary Literature;Fall90, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p300
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.
- 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.
- Introduction: Faith and the Real. Wright, Edmond // Paragraph;Jul2001, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p5
Introduces several articles which critique the work of philosopher Slavoj Zizek. Requirement for communication; Danger posed by errors made by philosophers; Theme of the books of Zizek.
- On Robert Fitterman's "Replacing References to Photography with References to the Web in VilÃ©m Flusser's 'Towards a Philosophy of Photography' (1983)". PLACE, VANESSA // English Language Notes;Spring/Summer2012, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p217
The article presents a literary criticism of the essay "Replacing References to Photography With References to the Web in VilÃ©m Flusser's 'Towards a Philosophy of Photography' (1983)" by Robert Fitterman. The author uses Fitterman's essay to discuss photography as a symbolic figuration of...
- Love. Fonseca, Rita // Revista Crï¿½tica de Ciï¿½ncias Sociais;jun2010, Issue 89, p216
The article reviews the book "Love", by Toni Morrison.
- Love. Wilkerson, Carmiele Y. // Femspec;2005, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p192
Reviews the book "Love," by Toni Morrison.
- "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...