Balancing the Books: Faulkner, Morrison and the Economies of by Erik Dussere

By Erik Dussere

Balancing the Books represents a worldly exam of the continued engagement of yank literature with the economies of slavery during the works of William Faulkner and Toni Morrison. either Faulkner and Morrison write in regards to the dating among race, id, and heritage, and approximately how the legacies of slavery linger within the lives and activities in their characters, even though the narrative suggestions by which they render those issues finally diverge. Dussere brings issues of debt and reimbursement, alternate and accounting, and capital and the market-concepts inseparable from any attention of race within the development of the yankee nation-into discussion with the paintings of Faulkner and Morrison to supply an excellent paintings of literary and cultural criticism.

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