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" I thought this has got to be the least read of all the books I'd written because it is about something the characters don't want to remember, I don't want to remember, black people don't want to remember, white people don't want to remember. "
Calls and Responses: The American Novel of Slavery Since Gone with the Wind - Página 1
por Tim A. Ryan - 2008 - 272 páginas
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Segregated Sisterhood: Racism and the Politics of American Feminism

Nancie Caraway - 1991 - 282 páginas
...the Middle Passage, against the pull of America's forgetf ulness. As Morrison has said, "[The book] is about something that the characters don't want...black people don't want to remember, white people don't want to remember. I mean, it's national amnesia."12 One small vignette in Morrison's story speaks...
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History and Memory in African-American Culture

Genevieve Fabre, Robert O'Meally - 1994
...Morrison described her then most recent novel, Beloved,1 in this way: "I thought this has got to be the least read of all the books I'd written because...black people don't want to remember, white people don't want to remember. I mean, it's national amnesia."2 The object of this wish for forgetfulness...
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The Feminine Sublime: Gender and Excess in Women's Fiction

Barbara Claire Freeman - 1997 - 205 páginas
...a logjam. A lot of people died. Half of them died in those ships. ... I thought this has got to be the least read of all the books I'd written because...black people don't want to remember, white people don't want to remember. I mean it's national amnesia.11 As Mae G. Henderson points out, Morrison's...
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Toni Morrison's Fiction: Contemporary Criticism

David L. Middleton - 1997 - 323 páginas
...presents. Sne has said in an interview that she expected Beloved to be the least read of all her books because "it is about something that the characters...black people don't want to remember, white people don't want to remember, I mean, it's national amnesia" (Angelo, 120). However, because Beloved insists...
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Toni Morrison's Beloved

1999 - 232 páginas
...willingly placed under erasure by what she calls a "national amnesia": "I thought this has got to be the least read of all the books I'd written because it is about something the characters don't want to remember, I don't want to remember, black people don't want to remember,...
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Democracy's Literature: Politics and Fiction in America

Patrick J. Deneen, Joseph Romance - 2005 - 238 páginas
...Memory Politics1 In a 1989 interview, To ni Morrison remarked about Behved,"l thought this has got to be the least read of all the books I'd written because...black people don't want to remember, white people don't want to remember. I mean it's national amnesia."2 Clearly, Morrison's prediction about her book's...
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The Shape of the Signifier: 1967 to the End of History

Walter Benn Michaels - 2006 - 224 páginas
...the fact that Beloved, according to Morrison, is a story about something no one wants to remember: "The characters don't want to remember, I don't want...black people don't want to remember, white people don't want to remember."8 What no one wants to remember, she thinks, is slavery, and whether or not...
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The Fall of the House of Poe: And Other Essays

Phillip L. Roderick - 2006 - 98 páginas
...African American writing. She is quoted as suggesting that this omission is the result of slavery, which "black people don't want to remember, white people won't want to remember — [I]t's national amnesia" (Bouson 131). Nevertheless, despite her misgivings and her fear that Beloved...
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Subjugation and Resistance of Black Women in the Novels of Toni Morrison and ...

Adriana Zühlke - 2007 - 84 páginas
...that the 6 Byatt, Ibid. 7 Morrison, Beloved, 56 8 Morrison, Beloved, 335 9 Morrison, Beloved, 44, 45 characters don't want to remember, I don't want to...black people don't want to remember, white people don't want to remember, I mean, it's national amnesia."90 In conclusion, it can be said that one of...
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Theories and Texts: For Students, by Students

Walter Hölbling, Justine Tally - 2007 - 328 páginas
...feelings during slavery, their fear, anger, and despair, they were all dis-remembered "because it is something that the characters don't want to remember,...black people don't want to remember, white people don't want to remember. I mean, it's national amnesia" (Angelo). What is left are the bare facts of...
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