restricted access   Volume 39, Number 3&4, Fall/Winter 1993

Table of Contents

Tony Morrison Double Issue

Nancy J. Peterson, Guest Editor

Acknowledgments

p. 459
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Introduction: Canonizing Toni Morrison

pp. 461-479
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Multicultural Morrison

Layered Rhythms: Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison

pp. 483-500
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"He Wants to Put His Story Next to Hers": Putting Twain's Story Next to Hers in Morrison's Beloved

pp. 501-525
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Talking Back to Schoolteacher: Morrison's Confrontation with Hawthorne in Beloved

pp. 527-546
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Nihilism and the Novel

Dead Teachers: Rituals of Manhood and Rituals of Reading in Song of Solomon

pp. 551-574
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A Blessing and a Burden: The Relation to the Past in Sula, Song of Solomon and Beloved

pp. 575-596
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Contested Visions/Double-Vision in Tar Baby

pp. 597-621
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Women Who Run with Wild: The Need for Sisterhoods in Jazz

pp. 623-646
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The Tower of Babel

Horrific Love in Toni Morrison's Fiction

pp. 651-667
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Selfhood and Community: Psychoanalysis and Discourse in Beloved

pp. 669-687
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Knitting and Knotting the Narrative Thread—Beloved as Postmodern Novel

pp. 689-707
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Toward a Rhetorical Reader-Response Criticism: The Difficult, the Stubborn, and the Ending of Beloved

pp. 709-728
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The Vitality of Language

Experiencing Jazz

pp. 733-754
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Speaking the Unspeakable: On Toni Morrison, African American Intellectuals and the Uses of Essentialist Rhetoric

pp. 756-776
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Resources for Future Research

"And All of the Interests Are Vested": Canon Building in Recent Morrison Criticism

pp. 781-794
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Toni Morrison: A Selected Bibliography

pp. 795-817
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Recent Developments in Black Feminist Literary Scholarship: A Selective Annotated Bibliography

pp. 819-833
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 835-837
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Index

Modern Fiction Studies Biannual Index Volumes 38 (1992) and 39 (1993)

pp. 841-859
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