Toni Morrison’s A Mercy and the Counterwriting of Negative Communities: A Postnational Novel

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleToni Morrison’s A Mercy and the Counterwriting of Negative Communities: A Postnational Novel Author(S)Mina Karavanta (Author)
Abstract  Toni Morrison’s A Mercy is the counterwriting of a negative community, forged on affiliations and affects, as much as conflict and inequalities, which define the early beginnings of modernity in America; this community remains on the edges of the national imaginary and betrays another history of community in modernity, not yet bound or enchanted by the myth of the national community. ...Paginationp 723-746
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsEnglish fiction
Journal TitleModern Fiction Studies  
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