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📒The Bluest Eye ✍ Toni Morrison

✏Book Title : The Bluest Eye
✏Author : Toni Morrison
✏Publisher : Vintage
✏Release Date : 2007-07-24
✏Pages : 224
✏ISBN : 0307386589
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Bluest Eye Book Summary : Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for normalcy, for the blond hair and blue eyes that she believes will allow her to finally fit in.Yet as her dream grows more fervent, her life slowly starts to disintegrate in the face of adversity and strife. A powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity, Toni Morrison’s virtuosic first novel asks powerful questions about race, class, and gender with the subtlety and grace that have always characterized her writing.

✏Book Title : Toni Morrison s Art A Humanistic Exploration of The Bluest Eye and Beloved
✏Author : Sumedha Bhandari
✏Publisher : Anchor Academic Publishing
✏Release Date : 2017-02-08
✏Pages : 95
✏ISBN : 9783960676188
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Toni Morrison s Art A Humanistic Exploration of The Bluest Eye and Beloved Book Summary : Toni Morrison, the eighth American to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, is perhaps the most formally sophisticated novelist in the history of African-American literature. Astutely, she describes aspects of human lives and, unlike many other writers, reveals the hope and beauty that underlines the worlds ugliness. Her artistic excellence lies in achieving a perfect balance between black literature and writing abouth the universally truth. Although firmly grounded in the cultural heritage and social concerns of black Americans, her work transcends narrowly prescribed conceptions of ethnic literature, exhibiting universal mythical patterns and overtones. Her novels, thus, mourn on universal concerns. The endeavor in this study is to scrutinize the unspoken lexis of Toni Morrison’s works and to unveil the layers of humanistic concerns that provide denotations to her words. Earlier studies on this writer have concentrated on adjudging her as a writer addressing problems of black people. However, this book tries to extend this notion to encompass the problems of whole human community by assimilating blacks in the general drama of life. Before dyeing the strings of Morrison’s novels with the colour of humanist concerns, this book delineates the term ‘Humanism’ from which these humanistic concerns arise.

📒For The Children ✍ Erica R. Meiners

✏Book Title : For the Children
✏Author : Erica R. Meiners
✏Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
✏Release Date : 2016-10-15
✏Pages : 280
✏ISBN : 9781452951690
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏For the Children Book Summary : “Childhood has never been available to all.” In her opening chapter of For the Children?, Erica R. Meiners stakes the claim that childhood is a racial category often unavailable to communities of color. According to Meiners, this is glaringly evident in the U.S. criminal justice system, where the differentiation between child and adult often equates to access to stark disparities. And what is constructed as child protection often does not benefit many young people or their communities. Placing the child at the heart of the targeted criminalization debate, For the Children? considers how perceptions of innocence, the safe child, and the future operate in service of the prison industrial complex. The United States has the largest prison population in the world, with incarceration and policing being key economic tools to maintain white supremacist ideologies. Meiners examines the school-to-prison pipeline and the broader prison industrial complex in the United States, arguing that unpacking child protection is vital to reducing the nation’s reliance on its criminal justice system as well as building authentic modes of public safety. Rethinking the meanings and beliefs attached to the child represent a significant and intimate thread of the work to dismantle facets of the U.S. carceral state. Taking an interdisciplinary approach and building from a scholarly and activist platform, For the Children? engages fresh questions in the struggle to build sustainable and flourishing worlds without prisons.

📒Coloring Whiteness ✍ Faedra C Carpenter

✏Book Title : Coloring Whiteness
✏Author : Faedra C Carpenter
✏Publisher : University of Michigan Press
✏Release Date : 2014-11-10
✏Pages : 299
✏ISBN : 9780472052363
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Coloring Whiteness Book Summary : Reading representations of whiteness by contemporary African American performers and artists

📒Toni Morrison ✍ Jill L. Matus

✏Book Title : Toni Morrison
✏Author : Jill L. Matus
✏Publisher : Manchester University Press
✏Release Date : 1998-09-15
✏Pages : 208
✏ISBN : 0719044480
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Toni Morrison Book Summary : This is an illuminating and original introduction to Toni Morrison's fiction, focusing on its engagement with African-American history and the way the traumas of the collective past shape Morrison's work. Jill Matus approaches Morrison's fiction as a form of cultural memory concerned with obscured or erased history. She argues that Morrison sees African-American history--from the times of slavery to the continued racial oppressions of the twentieth century--as a history of traumatic experience, and explores how this powerful storyteller bears witness to a painful yet richly enlivening past. Morrison's novels are known for their great lyric power, but they often dwell on scenes of horror, and Matus emphasizes the uneasy relations of memory, pain and pleasure in literature. In doing so, she sheds new light on Morrison as a contemporary writer working at a time when literature is being urgently explored for its capacity to memorialize and testify. Direct and accessible, this critical study highlights the political and historical contexts of Morrison's work, offers close readings of each of the novels, and concludes with a critical overview of the field of Morrison studies.

📒Humanizing Research ✍ Django Paris

✏Book Title : Humanizing Research
✏Author : Django Paris
✏Publisher : SAGE Publications
✏Release Date : 2013-02-27
✏Pages : 304
✏ISBN : 9781483322117
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Humanizing Research Book Summary : What does it mean to conduct research for justice with youth and communities who are marginalized by systems of inequality based on race, ethnicity, sexuality, citizenship status, gender, and other categories of difference? In this collection, editors Django Paris and Maisha Winn have selected essays written by top scholars in education on humanizing approaches to qualitative and ethnographic inquiry with youth and their communities. Vignettes, portraits, narratives, personal and collaborative explorations, photographs, and additional data excerpts bring the findings to life for a better understanding of how to use research for positive social change.

📒Tar Baby ✍ Toni Morrison

✏Book Title : Tar Baby
✏Author : Toni Morrison
✏Publisher : Vintage
✏Release Date : 2007-07-24
✏Pages : 320
✏ISBN : 0307388158
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Tar Baby Book Summary : Ravishingly beautiful and emotionally incendiary, Tar Baby is Toni Morrison’s reinvention of the love story. Jadine Childs is a black fashion model with a white patron, a white boyfriend, and a coat made out of ninety perfect sealskins. Son is a black fugitive who embodies everything she loathes and desires. As Morrison follows their affair, which plays out from the Caribbean to Manhattan and the deep South, she charts all the nuances of obligation and betrayal between blacks and whites, masters and servants, and men and women.

📒The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia ✍ Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu

✏Book Title : The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia
✏Author : Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
✏Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
✏Release Date : 2003-01
✏Pages : 428
✏ISBN : 0313316996
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia Book Summary : Alphabetically arranged entries discuss the Nobel Prize-winning author's works, themes, and major characters, as well as providing an overview of her life and achievements.

📒Toni Morrison ✍ Missy Dehn Kubitschek

✏Book Title : Toni Morrison
✏Author : Missy Dehn Kubitschek
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1998
✏Pages : 203
✏ISBN : 0313302650
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Toni Morrison Book Summary : Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, Toni Morrison is among our most distinguished contemporary novelists. Morrison describes herself as a "black woman novelist," and all her novels deal with African American characters and communities. Exploring the entire cycle of human life in a spiritual context, her novels are also universal in their depiction of families, especially mothers and their children. From her first novel, The Bluest Eye, to her most recent, Paradise, Toni Morrison has explored the African American experience, and by extension, the human experience. Her characters linger in our minds long after we have finished reading the novel. This is the only book-length study to discuss all of Morrison's novels published to date. This study analyzes in turn each of Morrison's novels. It also provides the reader with a complete bibliography of her writings, as well as selected reviews and criticism. Following a biographical chapter on Toni Morrison's life, Kubitschek discusses Morrison's writing in the tradition not only of African American literature but of the great modernist and postmodernist American writers. Each of the following chapters examines an individual novel: The Bluest Eye (1970), Sula (1973), Song of Solomon (1977), Tar Baby (1981), Beloved (1987), Jazz (1992), and Paradise (1998). The discussion of each novel features sections on plot and character development, narrative structure, thematic issues, and an alternative critical approach from which to read the novel. Written specifically for high school and college students and general readers, this study illuminates and enriches the reading of Morrison's novels.

✏Book Title : Conversations with Toni Morrison
✏Author : Toni Morrison
✏Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
✏Release Date : 1994
✏Pages : 293
✏ISBN : 0878056920
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Conversations with Toni Morrison Book Summary : Interviews from over the course of her career document Morrison's views about fiction, writing technique, and the role of the novelist