The Timeless Toni Morrison

The Timeless Toni Morrison

The Past and The Present in Toni Morrisons Fiction. A Tribute to Toni Morrison on Occasion of Her 85th Birthday

Agnieszka Lobodziec, Blossom N. Fondo


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The book presents a cultural study of Toni Morrison’s fiction, focused on her representations of the past and present, along with the relationship between the two. The authors analyze Morrison’s texts not solely as aesthetic, autonomous objects but as manifestations of a cultural and creative practice closely related to actuality. They examine various incorporations of history in Morrison’s writings. The contributions search out thematic continuities as well as discernable ruptures in the texts while noting futuristic tendencies in Morrison's novels and the texts’ envisagement of the human race.