The Story Behind Toni Morrison S The Bluest Eye

✏Book Title : Toni Morrison s The Bluest Eye
✏Author : Harold Bloom
✏Publisher : Infobase Publishing
✏Release Date : 2010
✏Pages : 129
✏ISBN : 9781438130439
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Toni Morrison s The Bluest Eye Book Summary : Discusses the writing of The bluest eye by Toni Morrison. Includes critical essays on the work and a brief biography of the author.

✏Book Title : The Story Behind Toni Morrison s The Bluest Eye
✏Author : Mary Colson
✏Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library
✏Release Date : 2006
✏Pages : 56
✏ISBN : 1403482128
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Story Behind Toni Morrison s The Bluest Eye Book Summary : Looks at how Toni Morrison's novel "The Bluest Eye" explores the themes of race and identity and discusses how the author continues the traditions of African American storytelling.

📒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 : New York Times Bestseller 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. "You can't go wrong by reading or re-reading the collected works of Toni Morrison. Beloved, Song of Solomon, The Bluest Eye, Sula, everything else — they're transcendent, all of them. You’ll be glad you read them."--Barack Obama

📒Toni Morrison Box Set ✍ Toni Morrison

✏Book Title : Toni Morrison Box Set
✏Author : Toni Morrison
✏Publisher : Vintage
✏Release Date : 2019-10-29
✏Pages : 928
✏ISBN : 9780593082232
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Toni Morrison Box Set Book Summary : A box set of Toni Morrison's principal works, featuring The Bluest Eye (her first novel), Beloved (Pulitzer Prize winner), and Song of Solomon (National Book Critics Award winner). Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, Beloved transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. This spellbinding novel tells the story of Sethe, a former slave who escapes to Ohio, but eighteen years later is still not free. In The New York Times bestselling novel, The Bluest Eye, Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty and 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. With Song of Solomon, Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as she follows Milkman Dead from his rustbelt city to the place of his family's origins, introducing an entire cast of strivers and seeresses, liars and assassins, the inhabitants of a fully realized black world. This beautifully designed slipcase will make the perfect holiday and perennial gift.

✏Book Title : A Study Guide for Toni Morrison s The Bluest Eye
✏Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
✏Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2015-09-15
✏Pages : 15
✏ISBN : 9781410335524
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A Study Guide for Toni Morrison s The Bluest Eye Book Summary : A Study Guide for Toni Morrison's "The Bluest Eye," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

✏Book Title : Toni Morrison s Art A Humanistic Exploration of The Bluest Eye and Beloved
✏Author : Sumedha Bhandari
✏Publisher : Anchor Academic Publishing
✏Release Date : 2017-03
✏Pages : 100
✏ISBN : 9783960671183
✏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.

📒Playing In The Dark ✍ Toni Morrison

✏Book Title : Playing in the Dark
✏Author : Toni Morrison
✏Publisher : Vintage
✏Release Date : 2007-07-24
✏Pages : 112
✏ISBN : 0307388638
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Playing in the Dark Book Summary : The Nobel Prize-winning author now gives us a learned, stylish, and immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that promises to change the way we read American literature even as it opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race. Toni Morrison's brilliant discussions of the "Africanist" presence in the fiction of Poe, Melville, Cather, and Hemingway leads to a dramatic reappraisal of the essential characteristics of our literary tradition. She shows how much the themes of freedom and individualism, manhood and innocence, depended on the existence of a black population that was manifestly unfree--and that came to serve white authors as embodiments of their own fears and desires. Written with the artistic vision that has earned Toni Morrison a pre-eminent place in modern letters, Playing in the Dark will be avidly read by Morrison admirers as well as by students, critics, and scholars of American literature. "By going for the American literary jugular...she places her arguments...at the very heart of contemporary public conversation about what it is to be authentically and originally American. [She] boldly...reimagines and remaps the possibility of America." --Chicago Tribune "Toni Morrison is the closest thing the country has to a national writer." The New York Times Book Review

✏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

📒The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia ✍ Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu

✏Book Title : The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia
✏Author : Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
✏Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
✏Release Date : 2003
✏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.

✏Book Title : Toni Morrison s Developing Class Consciousness
✏Author : Doreatha D. Mbalia
✏Publisher : Susquehanna University Press
✏Release Date : 2004
✏Pages : 244
✏ISBN : 1575910683
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Toni Morrison s Developing Class Consciousness Book Summary : Toni Morrison scholars as well as those interested in the creative process will be excited about a new feature that appears in this second edition of this book: a sampling of Toni Morrison's creative process. In Part Two of this critical work, the author spotlights some of the autobiographical kernels that appear in each of Morrison's novels. Part One offers a comprehensive study of Morrison's novels, demonstrating that each one is a thematic and structural offshoot of the preceding one, evidencing a pattern of growth in Morrison's consciousness of the exploitation and oppression of all people of African descent and of her commitment to struggle for a solution. The Bluest Eye investigates the effects of racism on African female children. Sula explores avenues of self-fulfillment, but in the process ignores the collective that nurtures her. Song of Solomon reveals Morrison's increased awareness of the impact of historical and current events on the nation-class oppression of African people. Tar Baby offers evidence of Morrison's awareness that capitalism is the primary enemy of African people. Beloved proposes the only viable solution if African people are to be truly liberated: coll