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A Student's Guide to Toni Morrison
     

A Student's Guide to Toni Morrison

by Lisa A. Crayton
 
Toni Morrison is one of the most important writers in American literature. Her work is known for its innovative, lyrical use of language and its flair for capturing the African-American experience, from the days of slavery to the present. Morrison's novel Beloved won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988, and in 1993, her complete body of work earned Morrison the

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Toni Morrison is one of the most important writers in American literature. Her work is known for its innovative, lyrical use of language and its flair for capturing the African-American experience, from the days of slavery to the present. Morrison's novel Beloved won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988, and in 1993, her complete body of work earned Morrison the Nobel Prize for literature.

In A Student's Guide to Toni Morrison, the career of this remarkable author is examined, offering accessible insight for young readers. Each work is placed in historical and biographical context, with special emphasis placed on curriculum-related material, including The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Beloved, along with several other noteworthy works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766024366
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Series:
Understanding Literature Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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