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Published: 10 October 2013

234 Pages


ISBN: 9780199698684

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Toni Morrison and the Classical Tradition

Transforming American Culture

Tessa Roynon

Classical Presences

  • First full-length study of Morrison's engagement with the classical tradition
  • Grounded in the approach of both American studies and Classical Reception studies
  • Discusses all ten of Morrison's novels published to date (including Home, published in May 2012), as well as essays, interviews, speeches, and private conversations with the author
  • Combines close readings of both Morrison's and classical texts with broad theoretical discussion and insights