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Title:
Toni Morrison : a biography
Author:
Li, Stephanie, 1977-
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Publication Information:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xx, 160 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Timeline : events in the life of Toni Morrison -- Early life and family -- Education and early career -- Editing and mentorship -- Early literary career : The bluest eye, Sula, and Song of Solomon -- Critical recognition : Tar baby, Beloved, and Jazz -- Later novels : Paradise, Love, A mercy -- Collaborations and cultural critiques.
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ISBN:
9780313378393

9780313378409
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Book

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Summary

Summary

This book is a revealing look at the life and work of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison.

* Presents a detailed timeline of Toni Morrison's life and career as a writer and academic

* Offers a comprehensive bibliography of Morrison's works along with a bibliography of critical studies of her novels and electronic resources


Author Notes

Stephanie Li is assistant professor of English at University of Rochester.


Table of Contents

Series Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Timeline: Events in the Life of Tone Morrisonp. xv
Chapter 1 Early Life and Familyp. 1
Chapter 2 Education and Early Careerp. 11
Chapter 3 Editing and Mentorshipp. 21
Chapter 4 Early Literary Career: The Bluest Eye, Sula, and Song Solomonp. 31
Chapter 5 Critical Recognition: Tar Baby, Beloved, and Jazzp. 61
Chapter 6 Later Novels: Paradise, Love, and A Mercyp. 95
Chapter 7 Collaborations and Cultural Critiquesp. 123
Selected Bibliographyp. 143
Indexp. 155