Toni Morrison's Beloved and the apotropaic imagination /

Toni Morrison's Beloved and the Apotropaic Imagination investigates Toni Morrison's Beloved in light of ancient Greek influences, arguing that the African American experience depicted in the novel can be set in a broader context than is usually allowed. Kathleen Marks gives a history of the apotropa... Full description

Main Author: Marks, Kathleen, 1963-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2002.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : dynamics of the apotropaic
  • Sethe's apotropaic imagination
  • Beloved as apotrope
  • An apotropaic clearing
  • The art of memory : situating Morrison
  • The afterlife of Beloved.

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