Hostility and solidarity: female homosociality in the fiction of toni morrison motahhareh zanganeh doctor of philosophy department of english studies friendship and age: homosociality in toni morrison's sula and jazz 49 borrowing the term homosociality from sedgwick, i will use it hereafter in this thesis to. Abstract this thesis examines a significant but little-studied feature of toni morrison's work: her ambivalent engagement with classical tradition analysing all eight novels it argues that her allusiveness to the cultural practices of ancient greece and rome is fundamental to her political project illuminating hegemonic. Violent subject(ivitie)s: a comparative study of violence and subjectivity in the fiction of toni morrison, cormac mccarthy, j m coetzee, and yvonne vera phd in english literature the university of edinburgh april 2014. Page | 106 the concept of self-harm in toni morrison's sula rmprabha phd scholar manonmaniam sundaranar university tirunelveli, tamil nadu abstract: sula is toni morrison's second novel published in the year 1973 this novel interestingly, toni morrison‟s thesis for her ma degree was on suicide. It's all about color: an analysis of color symbolism in toni morrison's sula and the bluesteye committee chair: georgene bess montgomery, phd thesis dated may 2011 this study examines toni morrison's use of symbolism in ~ and the bluest ~ especially archetypal and. Title: a study of the novels of toni morrison and gloria naylor from a feminist perspective researcher abstract: this study deals with afro-american women novelists namely toni morrison and gloria naylor it explores the thesis adopts the comparative approach to analyze the novels under the study.
Abdullatif, hanan, toni morrison: rethinking the past in a postcolonial context ( 1999) open access dissertations i have benefited from my major advisor doctor stein's patient guidance, insight and excellent this dissertation addresses the importance of toni morrison' s novels in counteracting postcolonial cultural. Toni morrison's sula and a mercy by natália fontes de oliveira submitted to the programa de pós-graduação em estudos literários in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of mestre em letras: estudos literários thesis advisor: sandra regina goulart almeida, phd belo horizonte faculdade de. (eg phd, mphil, dclinpsychol) at the university of edinburgh please note the following terms and the thesis, entitled the pain, hunger, and birth of epiphany in the novels of toni morrison, is divided into toni morrison's words are simultaneously statement, query, and longing, and the adamancy of her opening lines. To explore the ways in which toni morrison portrays negative representations of her female characters and how she goes further to challenge.
The holy oven: oppressive hermeneutics in toni morrison's paradise claudia marion allen, ba thesis advisor: robert j patterson, phd abstract this paper will examine the communal edifice known as “the oven” in toni morrison's paradise (1997) as a symbol of the holy bible. Masaryk university faculty of arts department of english and american studies english language and literature radka nosková women's revolt against social stereotypes in toni morrison's novels bachelor‟s diploma thesis supervisor: mgr kateřina prajznerová, phd 2011. For the degree of doctor of philosophy department of examined in toni morrison's song of solomon (1977) and gloria naylor's mama writing of this thesis above all, my thanks go to my extended and ever-growing family who has put up with my long absence and never failed to emotionally (and sometimes financially.
Toni morrison is an american novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus at princeton university morrison won the pulitzer prize and the american book award in 1988 for beloved the novel was adapted into a film of the same name (starring oprah winfrey and danny glover) in 1998 morrison was awarded. The identity challenge in toni morrison's paradise by vida v de voss a thesis submitted to the graduate faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts major: english (literature) program of study committee: kathleen hickok, major professor gloria jones johnson diane price. Babes bolyai university of cluj-napoca faculty of letters the department of english language and literature a psycho- medical approach to trauma in toni morrison's novels doctoral thesis summary doctoral supervisor prof univ dr michaela mudure.
Abstract dismemberment in the fiction of toni morrison investigates the motif of dismemberment in morrison's fiction from multiple perspectives—historical, psychological and cultural my first chapter on a mercy focusses on the aspect of historical dismemberment in the context of colonialism and slavery. “i wanted to know how she got to that place,” morrison says, wondering how the girl could have internalized society's racist beauty standards at such a young age the story became morrison's first novel, but not for another twenty years in the meantime, she earned her master's degree at cornell, writing her senior thesis on.