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Toni Morrison

Author: Wilfred D Samuels; Clenora Hudson-Weems
Publisher: Boston : Twayne Publishers, 1990.
Series: Twayne's United States authors series, TUSAS 559.
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Twayne's United States Authors, English Authors, and World Authors Series present concise critical introductions to great writers and their works. Devoted to critical interpretation and discussion of an author's work, each study takes account of major literary trends and important scholarly contributions and provides new critical insights with an original point of view. An Authors Series volume addresses readers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Samuels, Wilfred D.
Toni Morrison.
Boston : Twayne Publishers, 1990
(OCoLC)644014991
Named Person: Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfred D Samuels; Clenora Hudson-Weems
ISBN: 080577601X 9780805776010
OCLC Number: 20595856
Description: xiv, 160 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: "As big as life" : the world of Toni Morrison --
The damaging look : the search for authentic existence in The bluest eye --
Experimental lives : meaning and self in Sula --
Liminality and the search for self in Song of Solomon --
Folklore as matrix for cultural affirmation in Tar baby --
"Ripping the veil" : meaning through rememory in Beloved --
Pass it on.
Series Title: Twayne's United States authors series, TUSAS 559.
Responsibility: by Wilfred D. Samuels and Clenora Hudson-Weems.

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Twayne's United States Authors, English Authors, and World Authors Series present concise critical introductions to great writers and their works. Devoted to critical interpretation and discussion of an author's work, each study takes account of major literary trends and important scholarly contributions and provides new critical insights with an original point of view. An Authors Series volume addresses readers ranging from advanced high school students to university professors. The book suggests to the informed reader new ways of considering a writer's work.

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