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The fiction of Toni Morrison : reading and writing on race, culture, and identity

Author: Jami L Carlacio; National Council of Teachers of English.
Publisher: Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides classroom approaches and pedagogical suggestions for teaching Morrison's novels in ways which promote critical thinking of issues such as whiteness and critical race theory.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fiction of Toni Morrison.
Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, ©2007
(OCoLC)680581575
Named Person: Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jami L Carlacio; National Council of Teachers of English.
ISBN: 9780814116791 0814116795
OCLC Number: 123119853
Description: xxv, 279 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : "shareable imaginative worlds" / Jami L. Carlacio --
Part I. Teaching The bluest eye --
The impact of white ideals of beauty on black female identity / Jane E. Rose --
At the intersection : race, culture, identity, and aesthetics in The bluest eye / Jane Missner Barstow --
Humanizing the horrific in Toni Morrison's The bluest eye / Stephanie Li --
Part II. Teaching Sula --
Writing beyond the text : an epistolary exchange from Sula / Ann E. Wallace --
Sula : a novel of intimacy and identity / Tim Burns --
Part III. Teaching Song of Solomon --
"Gimme hate, Lord!" : facets of love in Song of Solomon / Marc Schuster --
The meaning of selfhood in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon / Brenda Boudreau --
Teaching Song of Solomon : exploring the LIST paradigm / Durthy A. Washington --
Part IV. Teaching Tar baby --
Postcolonial embodiment in Toni Morrison's Tar baby / Alice A. Deck --
Tar is art : blackness and the power of fiction in Tar baby / Linda Krumholz --
P/plantation politics in Toni Morrison's Tar baby / Natalie King-Pedroso --
Part V. Teaching race and whiteness using "Recitatif" --
Disrupting racial discourse : teaching "Recitatif" / Robert J. Patterson --
Part VI. Teaching Beloved --
Teaching Beloved : the power of the interrogative / Paul Masao Croon --
Re-membering Beloved / Lisa K. Perdigao --
Difficulty and textuality : history/storytelling, memory, and identity in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Cara Ogburn --
Part VII. Teaching Jazz --
Listening in on Toni Morrison's Jazz / Tsitsi Ella Jaji --
Teaching Jazz to non-English majors / Grace McEntee --
Part VIII. Teaching Paradise --
History, narrative, and racial identity in Paradise / Jami L. Carlacio --
Teaching Paradise : race, justice, violence, and the American West / Michael K. Johnson --
Part IX. Teaching Love --
Community, culture, and history : reading Love with love / Kristine Yohe --
Hatred, war, and sex : the secrets of Toni Morrison's Love / Stephanie Li --
"What's love got to do with it?" : betrayal and partiarchy in Love / Jami L. Carlacio --
Appendix 1. Sample student essays --
fair, redbone, spook ... : Black Beauty and The bluest eye / Janice Ford --
The quest for self-identity in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon / Melanie L. Hanson --
Valerian and the postman : the symbol of mail as protection, subversion, and corruption in Tar baby / Erin D. Fox --
Beloved : representations of black death and social death / Lynette S. Gray --
"Harlem nocturne" and Jazz : a comparative analysis / Adam Steinberg --
Diversity : the embodiment of Paradise / Jiang Tian --
Appendix 2 : suggested further reading.
Responsibility: edited by Jami L. Carlacio.

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Provides classroom approaches and pedagogical suggestions for teaching Morrison's novels in ways which promote critical thinking of issues such as whiteness and critical race theory.
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