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New Essays on Song of Solomon / Edition 1
     

New Essays on Song of Solomon / Edition 1

by Valerie Smith, Emory Elliot
 

ISBN-10: 0521456045

ISBN-13: 9780521456043

Pub. Date: 07/28/2013

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The essays collected here, written by leading critics of Toni Morrison's work, exemplify the fresh theoretical and cultural perspectives that have been brought to bear on African-American texts in general and on Song of Solomon in particular. They reveal the complexities of a deceptively straightforward novel and spark renewed interest in this pivotal text by one

Overview

The essays collected here, written by leading critics of Toni Morrison's work, exemplify the fresh theoretical and cultural perspectives that have been brought to bear on African-American texts in general and on Song of Solomon in particular. They reveal the complexities of a deceptively straightforward novel and spark renewed interest in this pivotal text by one of the most gifted authors this nation has produced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521456043
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2013
Series:
American Novel Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Valerie Smith; 2. From orality to literacy: oral memory in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon Joyce Irene Middleton; 3. Call and response: voice community and dialogic structures in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon Marilyn Sanders Mobley; 4. Knowing their names: Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon Marianne Hirsch; 5. The postmodernist rag: political identity and the vernacular in Song of Solomon Wahneema Lubiano.

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