Religiosity, Cosmology and Folklore : The African Influence in the Novels of Toni Morrison

By: Higgins, Therese EMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Studies in African American History and Culture: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (286 p.)ISBN: 9781317794189Subject(s): Africa -- In literature | African Americans in literature | American fiction -- African influences | Cosmology in literature | Folklore in literature | Morrison, Toni -- Knowledge -- Africa | Morrison, Toni -- Knowledge -- Folklore | Morrison, Toni -- Religion | Religion in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Religiosity, Cosmology and Folklore : The African Influence in the Novels of Toni MorrisonDDC classification: 813.54 | 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3563.O8749 Z686 2014Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Cover; Original Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; INTRODUCTION; PART I God, Gods, and Spirits in African Life: Song Of Solomon, Beloved, Tar Baby, and Jazz; CHAPTER 1 Ancient Ancestral Folklore in Song Of Solomon; CHAPTER 2 The Influence of African Cosmological Beliefs in Beloved; CHAPTER 3 Tar Baby and the Ancient Folktales of Africa; Chapter 4 Jazz and African Ancestral Cultures and Traditions; PART II A Circle of Friends: Communities of Women in The Bluest Eye, Sula, Tar Baby, Beloved, Jazz, and Paradise; CHAPTER 5 The Failure of Community in The Bluest Eye
CHAPTER 6 The Rejection of Community in SulaCHAPTER 7 "Ancient Properties" and Communal Connection in Tar Baby; CHAPTER 8 The Power of Community in Beloved; CHAPTER 9 Jazz and Community Values; CHAPTER 10 Paradise: The Final Frontier; WORKS CITED; INDEX
Summary: First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Cover; Original Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; INTRODUCTION; PART I God, Gods, and Spirits in African Life: Song Of Solomon, Beloved, Tar Baby, and Jazz; CHAPTER 1 Ancient Ancestral Folklore in Song Of Solomon; CHAPTER 2 The Influence of African Cosmological Beliefs in Beloved; CHAPTER 3 Tar Baby and the Ancient Folktales of Africa; Chapter 4 Jazz and African Ancestral Cultures and Traditions; PART II A Circle of Friends: Communities of Women in The Bluest Eye, Sula, Tar Baby, Beloved, Jazz, and Paradise; CHAPTER 5 The Failure of Community in The Bluest Eye

CHAPTER 6 The Rejection of Community in SulaCHAPTER 7 "Ancient Properties" and Communal Connection in Tar Baby; CHAPTER 8 The Power of Community in Beloved; CHAPTER 9 Jazz and Community Values; CHAPTER 10 Paradise: The Final Frontier; WORKS CITED; INDEX

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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