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From Richard Wright to Toni Morrison: Ethics in Modern and Postmodern American Narrative Jeffrey J. Folks

From Richard Wright to Toni Morrison: Ethics in Modern and Postmodern American Narrative

Jeffrey J. Folks

Published March 16th 2001
ISBN : 9780820451053
Paperback
199 pages
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From Richard Wright to Toni Morrison: Ethics in Modern and Postmodern American Narrative studies the relationship of literature to contemporary ethical problems. Focusing on southern and African American writers, this book employs theoreticalMoreFrom Richard Wright to Toni Morrison: Ethics in Modern and Postmodern American Narrative studies the relationship of literature to contemporary ethical problems. Focusing on southern and African American writers, this book employs theoretical approaches from ethnicity studies, regional criticism, and postcolonial theory. It intends to insert a reading of ethics into the critical study of fictional and nonfictional narratives by Richard Wright, James Agee, Flannery OConnor, Ernest J. Gaines, Walker Percy, Richard Ford, Toni Morrison, and other modern and postmodern American writers.