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

By Erik Dussere

Balancing the Books represents a cosmopolitan exam of the continuing 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 historical past, and approximately how the legacies of slavery linger within the lives and activities in their characters, even if the narrative thoughts in which they render those topics finally diverge. Dussere brings concerns of debt and compensation, alternate and accounting, and capital and the market-concepts inseparable from any attention of race within the building of the yank nation-into discussion with the paintings of Faulkner and Morrison to supply a good paintings of literary and cultural criticism.

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