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The Timeless Toni Morrison The Past and The Present in Toni Morrison’s Fiction. A Tribute to Toni Morrison on Occasion of Her


The Timeless Toni Morrison: The Past and The Present in Toni Morrison’s Fiction. A Tribute to Toni Morrison on Occasion of Her 85th Birthday By Agnieszka Lobodziec (editor), Blossom N. Fondo (editor)
2017 | 168 Pages | ISBN: 3631672624 | PDF | 2 MB
The book presents a cultural study of Toni Morrison’s fiction, focused on her representations of the past and present, along with the relationship between the two. The authors analyze Morrison’s texts not solely as aesthetic, autonomous objects but as manifestations of a cultural and creative practice closely related to actuality. They examine various incorporations of history in Morrison’s writings. The contributions search out thematic continuities as well as discernable ruptures in the texts while noting futuristic tendencies in Morrison’s novels and the texts’ envisagement of the human race.

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Savoring the Salt The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara


Savoring the Salt: The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara By Linda J Holmes (editor), Cheryl A Wall (editor)
2007 | 320 Pages | ISBN: 1592136249 | PDF | 2 MB
In Savoring the Salt, a host of poets, scholars, writers, political activists and filmmakers recall Toni Cade Bambara, a woman whose voice and vision played a vital role in shaping African American culture in the last quarter of the twentieth century.

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Toni Morrison’s Art. A Humanistic Exploration of The Bluest Eye and Beloved


Sumedha Bhandari, "Toni Morrison’s Art. A Humanistic Exploration of The Bluest Eye and Beloved"
English | ISBN: 3960671180 | 2017 | 100 pages | PDF | 676 KB
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.

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