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Title Goodness and the literary imagination : Harvard Divinity School's 95th Ingersoll Lecture : with essays on Morrison's moral and religious vision / Toni Morrison ; edited by Davíd Carrasco, Stephanie Paulsell, and Mara Willard.
Publication Info. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2019.
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Description viii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The Ingersoll lecture ; 2012
Ingersoll lecture ; 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Toni Morrison's religion -- "Goodness : Altruism and the literary imagination," Ingersoll Lecture 2012 / Toni Morrison -- I. Significant landscapes and sacred places. Haunted by slavery / Walter Johnson ; Ọmọ Òpìtańdìran, an Africanist griot : Toni Morrison and African epistemology, myths, and literary culture / Jacob K. Olupona ; Structures of stone and rings of light : spirited landscapes in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Tiya Miles -- II. Putting goodness onstage. Evocations of intimacies : comments on Toni Morrison's Home / Charles H. Long ; Morrison's pietàs as participatory loss and love / Mara Willard ; The ghost of Love and goodness / Davíd Carrasco ; Demons and dominion : possession and dispossession in Toni Morrison's A mercy / Matthew Potts -- III. Giving goodness a voice. Ministry in Paradise / Stephanie Paulsell ; Luminous darkness : Africanist presence and the American soul / Jonathan L. Walton ; Going backstage : Soaphead Church and the (religious) problem of goodness in The bluest eye / Biko Mandela Gray ; Unsung no more : Pilate's mercy! Eulogy in Song of Solomon / Gerald "Jay" Williams ; Quiet, as it's kept and lovingly disrupted by Baby Suggs, Holy : on the volume of goodness in Beloved / Josslyn Luckett -- Writing goodness and mercy : a 2017 interview with Toni Morrison.
Subject Morrison, Toni -- History and criticism.
Morrison, Toni -- Religion.
Morrison, Toni -- Ethics.
Good and evil in literature.
Added Author Morrison, Toni.
Carrasco, David, editor.
Paulsell, Stephanie, 1962- editor.
Willard, Mara, editor.
Added Title Harvard Divinity School's 95th Ingersoll Lecture : with essays on Morrison's moral and religious vision
With essays on Morrison's moral and religious vision
ISBN 9780813943626 hardcover
0813943620 hardcover