Playing In The Dark; Whiteness And The Literary Imagination – Toni Morrison 1992


  • Author: Toni Morrison
  • Publisher: Cambridge Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1992
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: First Edition, Dust Jacket

First edition, bound in quarter dark blue board. Soiling to rear board, in which the DJ was partially glued to and removed, with remnant traces of DJ stuck to the board. Good.

“Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison brings the genius of a master writer to this personal inquiry into the significance of African-Americans in the American literary imagination. Her goal, as she states at the outset, is to ‘put forth an argument for extending the study of American literature—draw a map, so to speak, of a critical geography and use that map to open as much space for discovery, intellectual adventure, and close exploration as did the original charting of the New World—without the mandate for conquest.’

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