Toni Morrison

(1931-)

General Studies


BARNETT, Pamela E. “Figurations of Rape and the Supernatural in Beloved.” PMLA 112.3 (1997): 418-27.
BEUTEL, Katherine Piller. “Disembodied and Re-Embodied Voices: The Figure of Echo in American Gothic Texts.” Dissertation Abstracts International 54.11 (1994): 4090A.
BRITTON, Wesley. "The Puritan Past and Black Gothic: The Haunting of Toni Morrison's Beloved in Light of Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables.” Nathaniel Hawthorne Review 21.2 (1995): 7-23.
BRYANT, Cedric Gael. “‘The Soul Has Bandaged Moments’: Reading the African American Gothic in Wright’s ‘Big Boy Leaves Home,’ Morrison's Beloved, and Gomez's Gilda.” African American Review 39.4 (2005): 541-53.
CHASSOT, Joanne. "Black Women Re-Visioning American History: The Ghost as Alternative Epistemology in the Works of Toni Morrison, Gloria Naylor, and Michelle Cliff." Eds. Philip Coleman, et al.Universit√§tsverlag Winter, 2012. 183-195. 
COHEN SAFIR, Claude. “Female Gothic in America: The Uncanny Vision of Gilman, Jackson, and Morrison.” Letterature d’america: Rivista Trimestrale 21:86 (2001): 97-112. [GGIII: 4236]
CONNER, Marc C. “From the Sublime to the Beautiful: The Aesthetic Progression of Toni Morrison.” The Aesthetics of Toni Morrison: Speaking the Unspeakable. Ed. Marc C. Conner. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2000. 49-76.
COREY, Susan. “The Religious Dimensions of the Grotesque in Literature: Toni Morrison’s Beloved.” The Grotesque In Art and Literature: Theological Reflections. Ed. James Luther Adams and Wilson Yates. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdman, 1997. 227-242.
COREY, Susan. “Toward the Limits of Mystery: The Grotesque in Toni Morrison’s Beloved.”The Aesthetics of Toni Morrison: Speaking the Unspeakable.Ed. Marc C. Conner. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2000. 31-48.
DANICIC, Mirjana. "On the Borders of Storytelling: Do Unconventional Beginnings Lead to (Un)Conventional Endings?" Eds. Aleksandra Nikcevic Batricevic and Marija Kne?evic.Cambridge Scholars, 2010. 47-58. 
DECKER, Sharon. "'Anything Dead Coming Back to Life Hurts': The Double Murder of Beloved." Ed. Jay Ellis.Salem, 2013. 243-262. 
EDWARDS, Erica R. Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership. U of Minnesota P, 2012. 
ELBERT, Monika. “Gothic Tradition.” The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia. Ed. Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu. Westport, CT & London: Greenwood Press, 2003. 144-47.
GODDU, Teresa A. “Vampire Gothic.” American Literary History 11.1 (1999): 125-41.
GOLDNER, Ellen J. “Other(Ed) Ghosts: Gothicism and the Bonds of Reason in Melville, Chesnutt, and Morrison.” MELUS 24.1 (1999): 59-83.
HEINZE, Denise. “Beloved and the Tyranny of the Double.” Critical Essays on Toni Morrison’s Beloved. Ed. Barbara H. Solomon. New York: G.K. Hall & Co., 1998. 205-10.
HOLLAND-TOLL, Linda, and Angela R. Mullis. "(En)Lightening the Dark Vision: Redemption through Storytelling in Toni Morrison's Beloved." Ed. Gina Wisker.Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 102-120. 
McDOWELL, Deborah E. “‘The Self and the Other’: Reading Toni Morrison’s Sula and the Black Female Text.” Critical Essays on Toni Morrison. Ed. Nellie Y. McKay. Boston: Hall, 1988. 77–90.
MCGREGORY, Jerrilyn. "Spatialized Ontologies: Toni Morrison's Science Fiction Traces in Gothic Spaces." Eds. Sara Wasson, Emily Alder, and Adam Roberts.Liverpool UP, 2011. 149-167. 
MOGLEN, Helene. “Redeeming History: Toni Morrison's Beloved.” Cultural Critique 24 (1993): 17-40.
MORRISON, Toni. Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 1992.
RODRIGUEZ, Jennifer Leigh. "Morphing the Gothic: The New Voice of Gothic Literature among Contemporary Women Writers." Order No. DA3334869 Drew U, 2008. 
RODY, Caroline. “Toni Morrison’s Beloved: History, ‘Rememory,’ and a ‘Clamor for a Kiss’.” American Literary History 7.1 (1995): 92-119.
SANDERS, Joe Sutliff. “Ghost Story, Use of.” The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia. Ed. Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu. Westport, CT & London: Greenwood Press, 2003. 141-43.
SPARGO, R. Clifton. “Trauma and the Specters of Enslavement in Morrison’s Beloved.” Mosaic, a Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 35.1 (2002): 113-31.
WEISSBERG, Liliane. “Gothic Spaces: The Political Aspects of Toni Morrison’s Beloved.” Modern Gothic: A Reader. Ed. Victor Sage and Allan Lloyd Smith. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1996. 104-20.
WESTER, Maisha Lakaye. "Blackness Writes Back: Contemporary African-American Revisions of Gothic Racial Ideologies." Order No. DA3496120 U of Florida, 2006.