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Reading Toni Morrison's 'Beloved' By Paul McDonald
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Toni Morrison’s ground-breaking novel, 'Beloved', is one of the most successful novels of all time, selling millions of copies internationally and inspiring critical commentary from scholars of... More > the highest distinction. Its influence is such that it is studied by students of literature around the world and is often cited as one of the most significant books of modern times. However, its popularity belies its difficulty: many find the novel hard to read, struggling with its structure and occasionally fragmented style. This guide accessible, illuminating guide is designed to help readers engage with this complex work and achieve a deeper understanding of its context, the literary strategies it employs, and the various ways in which it has been interpreted since its publication in 1987. Paul McDonald is Senior Lecturer in American Literature and Course Leader for Creative Writing at the University of Wolverhampton, and is the author of eleven books, including three poetry collections and three comic novels.< Less
CONFLICT OF CULTURES IN TONI MORRISON’S FICTION By Dr. Ravichand Mandalapu
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Culture has been called “The way of life for an entire society.” The term culture commonly refers to universal human capacity to classify, codify and communicate their expressions... More > symbolically. Culture should be regarded as the set of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features of a society.< Less
Semiotics of African American Culture in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon By Stephanie Denise Johnson
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Song of Solomon remains close to its literary roots by motifs prevalent in its text. These motifs, search for identity, oral tradition, and flight, are some of the many distinguishing... More > characteristics, or semiotics, of the African American literary canon. Morrison uses this text and its themes to convey meaning and to teach a powerful lesson to her audience: it is imperative to honor our ancestors by acknowledging, understanding, and reverencing their importance to world history. The wisdom the reader gains from the lesson frees her or him to prepare for a more viable future.< Less
Market of Dreams By Ololade Siyonbola
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"Market of Dreams is a chronicle of the personal and political of African history and Diaspora migration. With poetry in Yoruba, English, French, Spanish and Patois, Market of Dreams is a book... More > for truth seekers of every persuasion."< Less
Paradise Study Guide By BookRags.com
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Paradise Study Guide consists of approx. 48 pages of summaries and analysis on Paradise by Toni Morrison.
Nobel Prize Winners By Florence Parker
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The Nobel Prize is an international prize. Many people have won. There are 10 such people of African ancestry that many do not know about. Some know about Martin Luther King, Jr., but why did he... More > win the prize? How did the Nobel Committee select him from all the candidates? What about Toni Morrison, why did she when. Better yet, do you know who she is? Read this book with our characters and you will have lots to talk about with your friends. There is even a contest you could enter to win a prize. Come, check it out.< Less
BREAD LOAF DIARY: The 1977 Writers Conference By Richard Grayson
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In 1977, Richard Grayson, an aspiring writer from Brooklyn who has published a few stories in little magazines, got a scholarship to the venerable Bread Loaf Writers Conference in Middlebury,... More > Vermont. That year's staff included Toni Morrison, who read from her then-forthcoming "Song of Solomon"; John Irving, who read from his manuscript for the unpublished "World According to Garp"; John Gardner, celebrated for his philosophical novels and his advocacy of "moral fiction"; the poets Maxine Kumin, William Meredith and Marvin Bell; Geoffrey Wolfe, unveiling his forthcoming "Duke of Deception"; a young Tim O'Brien; the comic, sardonic novelist Stanley Elkin; the warmly sympathetic Hilma Wolitzer; and others. Grayson's fellow attendees included a number of writers who would go on to fame, such as Ron Carlson and Leslea Newman, and many who probably published nothing. Somewhere in the middle, Grayson here records his observations and thoughts in the diary he's been keeping for over forty years.< Less
Bread Loaf Diary: The 1977 Writers Conference By Richard Grayson
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In 1977, Richard Grayson, an aspiring writer from Brooklyn who has published a few stories in little magazines, got a scholarship to the venerable Bread Loaf Writers Conference in Middlebury,... More > Vermont. That year's staff included Toni Morrison, who read from her then-forthcoming "Song of Solomon"; John Irving, who read from his manuscript for the unpublished "World According to Garp"; John Gardner, celebrated for his philosophical novels and his advocacy of "moral fiction"; the poets Maxine Kumin, William Meredith and Marvin Bell; Geoffrey Wolfe, unveiling his forthcoming "Duke of Deception"; a young Tim O'Brien; the comic, sardonic novelist Stanley Elkin; the warmly sympathetic Hilma Wolitzer; and others. Grayson's fellow attendees included a number of writers who would go on to fame, such as Ron Carlson and Leslea Newman, and many who probably published nothing. Somewhere in the middle, Grayson here records his observations and thoughts in the diary he's been keeping for over forty years.< Less

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