“Jazz” by Toni Morrison, the Nobel Prize winning American writer, was first published in the year 1992. It is a highly successful and widely acclaimed historical novel.
The major part of the story is set in Harlem, New York City, during the 1920s. The narrative very interestingly and skillfully explores the pasts of various characters. The narrative, as the story progresses, extends back to the past to the mid nineteenth century American South.
“Jazz” is a part of the Dentesque trilogy written by Toni Morrison. The three books are based on African-American history. “Jazz” was the second of the three books. The other two books were “Beloved” and “Paradise.” “Beloved” was the first of the three.
Literature Help: Jazz
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Character
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Critical Analysis