Additional Resources for Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

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Bertram D. Ashe, "'Why Don't He Like My Hair?': Constructing African-American Standards of Beauty in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon and Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God," African American Review, Vol. 29, Winter 1995, pp. 579-92.

Ashe discusses how Black women deal with white standards of beauty by using examples from novels by Morrison and Hurston.

Susan L. Blake, "Folklore and Community in Song of Solomon," MELUS, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 77-83.

Blake discusses the tensions between community and

individuality in Song of Solomon.

Joseph A. Brown, "To Cheer the Weary Traveler: Toni Morrison, William Faulkner, and History," The Mississippi Quarterly, Vol. 49, Fall, 1996, pp. 709-26.

This essay contrasts William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! with Morrison's Song of Solomon.

David Cowart, "Faulkner and Joyce in Morrison's Song of Solomon," American Literature, Vol. 62, No. 1, March, 1990, pp. 87-102.

This piece discusses some of the literary influences on Morrison's work...

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