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The Resource Toni Morrison and the idea of Africa, La Vinia Delois Jennings

Toni Morrison and the idea of Africa, La Vinia Delois Jennings

Label
Toni Morrison and the idea of Africa
Title
Toni Morrison and the idea of Africa
Statement of responsibility
La Vinia Delois Jennings
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the role of African traditional religious symbols in Morrison's fiction, interpreting African themes, images, and cultural resonances in the author's work
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jennings, La Vinia Delois
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3563.O8749
LC item number
Z7 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Idols and images in literature
  • Rites and ceremonies in literature
  • Symbolism in literature
  • Signs and symbols
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Idols and images in literature
  • Rites and ceremonies in literature
  • Signs and symbols
  • Symbolism
  • Symbolism in literature
  • Africa
Label
Toni Morrison and the idea of Africa, La Vinia Delois Jennings
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: finding the elusive but identifiable Blackness within the culture out of which Toni Morrison writes -- Dahomey's Vodun and Kongo's Yowa: the survival of west and central African traditional cosmologies in African America -- Bandoki: witches, ambivalent power, and the fusion of good and evil -- Kanda: living elders, the ancestral presence, and the ancestor as foundation -- Banganga: the specialists -- medicine (wo)men and priest(esse)s -- Identifiable Blackness: Toni Morrison's literary canon at the western crossroads
Control code
ocn624413760
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 247 pages
Isbn
9780521173391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Toni Morrison and the idea of Africa, La Vinia Delois Jennings
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: finding the elusive but identifiable Blackness within the culture out of which Toni Morrison writes -- Dahomey's Vodun and Kongo's Yowa: the survival of west and central African traditional cosmologies in African America -- Bandoki: witches, ambivalent power, and the fusion of good and evil -- Kanda: living elders, the ancestral presence, and the ancestor as foundation -- Banganga: the specialists -- medicine (wo)men and priest(esse)s -- Identifiable Blackness: Toni Morrison's literary canon at the western crossroads
Control code
ocn624413760
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 247 pages
Isbn
9780521173391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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