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Peter Buchan: Introduction

Murray Shoolbraid and Ed Cray

in The High-Kilted Muse: Peter Buchan and His Secret Songs of Silence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734171
eISBN:
9781621034094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734171.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the life and works of Peter Buchan. Buchan was born in Peterhead in 1790. He published his first book in 1814, a small volume of songs and ... More


Magically Flying With Toni Morrison: Mexico, Gabriel García Márquez, Song of Solomon, and Sula

Davíd Carrasco

in Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this essay Davíd Carrasco wants to reflect on two religious dimensions in Morrison’s language of catching, of doing and of togetherness. He presents a hybrid essay mixing fragments from journals ... More


Toni Morrison’s Performance of the Word in Song of Solomon: The Folkloric, the Fantastic, and “Some Old Folk’s Lie”

Alma Jean Billingslea Brown

in Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In Morrison’s third novel, Song of Solomon, the relationship between performance as “make-believe” which, borrowing from Richard Schechner’s Performances Studies, sustains the boundary between ... More


Muddying Clear Waters: Carolyn Rodgers’s Black Art

Carmen L. Phelps

in Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036804
eISBN:
9781621039174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036804.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses Carolyn Rodgers’s poetic works in her poetry collections, including Paper Soul (1968) and Songs of a Black Bird (1969). It explains that Rodgers’ poetry showed that the concept ... More


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