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Toni Morrison Beloved (Columbia Critical Guides) by Carl Plasa

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Written in English


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  • Infanticide in literature,
  • Morrison, Toni

Book details:

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Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9541064M
ISBN 10023111527X
ISBN 109780231115278

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Feb 14,  · Toni Morrison, American writer noted for her examination of black experience (particularly black female experience) within the black community. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature in Morrison’s notable books included The Bluest Eye, Song of . Among the plentiful honors and awards bestowed upon author Toni Morrison () are the Pulitzer Prize (), the Nobel Prize for Literature (), and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (), Her bestselling novels include Beloved, Sula, Song of Solomon, and The Bluest of America's most gifted storytellers, her fiction is characterized by epic themes, vivid dialogue, and. Toni Morrison is an American editor, teacher and author of Race Studies, literature and fiction books. She is also a professor emeritus at the Princeton University credited for her in-depth knowledge and teaching of African American culture. So you read Toni Morrison’s Beloved, and now you’re looking for books like Beloved to fill the novel-shaped hole in your heart that this classic left behind. I get it. It’s difficult to find a book that packs the exact same kind of punch as Toni Morrison’s critically acclaimed novel, but these novels come close.

Beloved, novel by Toni Morrison, published in and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The work examines the destructive legacy of slavery as it chronicles the life of a black woman named Sethe, from her pre-Civil War days as a slave in Kentucky to her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Jun 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Beloved book by Toni Morrison. In the troubled years following the Civil War, the spirit of a murdered child haunts the Ohio home of a former slave. This angry, destructive ghost breaks mirrors, Free shipping over $/5(10). Aug 06,  · The Nobel laureate and towering figure of American letters Toni Morrison died Monday at the age of She leaves behind a unique and indispensable catalog of works of fiction and nonfiction, explorations of the experiences — often the traumas — of African Americans across multiple eras, captured via narratives of breathtaking complexity and great beauty. Beloved begins in in Cincinnati, Ohio, where Sethe, a former slave, has been living with her eighteen-year-old daughter Denver. Sethe’s mother-in-law, Baby Suggs, lived with them until her death eight years earlier. Just before Baby Suggs’s death, Sethe’s two sons, Howard and Buglar, ran by: