Routledge – 2011 – 276 pages
Series: Routledge Guides to Literature
Toni Morrison's visionary explorations of freedom and identity, self and community, against the backdrop of African American history have established her as one of the foremost novelists of her time; an artist whose seriousness of purpose and imaginative power have earned her both widespread critical acclaim and great popular success.
This guide to Morrison’s work offers:
Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Toni Morrison and seeking a guide to her work and a way into the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds it.
Introduction Part I. Life and Contexts Part II. Works The Bluest Eye (1970) Sula (1973) Song of Solomon (1977) Tar Baby (1981) Beloved (1987) Jazz (1992) Paradise (1998) Love (2003) A Mercy (2008) Selected Nonfiction Part III. Criticism The Bluest Eye (1970) Sula (1973) Song of Solomon (1977) Tar Baby (1981) Beloved (1987) Jazz (1992) Paradise (1998) Love (2003) A Mercy (2008) Selected Non-fiction Chronology
Pelagia Goulimari is Chair of Women's Studies at the Faculty of English, University of Oxford.