Can't I Love What I Criticize?: The Masculine and Morrison

Can't I Love What I Criticize?: The Masculine and Morrison

by Susan Neal Mayberry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820329451
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 12/25/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author


Susan Neal Mayberry is a professor of English at Alfred University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Something Other Than a Family Quarrel: Morrison's Review of the Masculine     1
Black Boys, White Gaze: A Respectful Publication of The Bluest Eye     15
An Elegy on Black Masculinity: The Beautiful Boys in Sula     51
Flying without Ever Leaving the Ground: Feminine Masculinity in Song of Solomon     71
The Nigger in the Woodpile: Sons and Lovers in Tar Baby     116
Circles of Sorrow, Sites of Memory, Forms of Flooding: Colored Men's Time in Beloved     153
Classically Re-training Blues Boys: Morrison's Jazz Men     193
Putting down Parking Lots out There: Morrison's Unpaved Male Paradise     223
Laying down the Law of the Father: Men in Love     261
Coda     293
Notes     299
Selected Bibliography     319
Index     331

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