DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.07.003
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Silvia Ammary

Abstract: Throughout Jazz (2004), Morrison revises language and stakes a generic revolution within her linguistic one. Problematising language, she interrogates its role by disrupting all metaphoric operation and normative operations of traditional Western narratology, challenging ontological distinction, and undermining a novelistic claim of/for reality. Morrison creates the novel as a parody of itself. As a metafictional object, she (re)visions the fiction with multiple agendas-a means to interrogate the reality of it…

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