By Danielle Russell

In this examine, Russell explores the ways that Willa Cather and Toni Morrison subvert the textual expectancies of gendered geography and push opposed to the bounds of the reliable canon.  As Russell demonstrates, the original depictions Cather and Morrison create of the yank panorama problem latest assertions approximately American fiction. particularly, Russell argues that taking a look at the intimate connections among area, gender, race, and id as they play out within the fiction of Cather and Morrison refutes the parable of a unified American panorama and therefore opens up the territory of yank fiction.

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