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The Toni Morrison encyclopedia

Author: Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Intended for lay readers and scholars alike, this reference offers a convenient overview of Toni Morrison's life and achievements. The first book of its kind, this reference offers hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries on Morrison's works, major characters, themes, and other topics. Lengthier essays cover each of her novels, along with various approaches to her writings. Each of the entries was written by an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Reference works
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Toni Morrison encyclopedia.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606934022
Online version:
Toni Morrison encyclopedia.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(OCoLC)608554130
Named Person: Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
ISBN: 0313316996 9780313316999
OCLC Number: 49356027
Description: x, 428 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu.

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"Intended for lay readers and scholars alike, this reference offers a convenient overview of Toni Morrison's life and achievements. The first book of its kind, this reference offers hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries on Morrison's works, major characters, themes, and other topics. Lengthier essays cover each of her novels, along with various approaches to her writings. Each of the entries was written by an expert contributor, and many close with suggestions for further reading. The volume concludes with a selected bibliography of major studies. All told, this book provides a remarkable overview of Morrison's primary concerns and achievements, charting a helpful course for readers who wish to venture deeper into the work of this extraordinary author."--Jacket.

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