Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Linden Peach
    Pages 1-23
  3. Linden Peach
    Pages 24-38
  4. Linden Peach
    Pages 39-54
  5. Linden Peach
    Pages 55-74
  6. Linden Peach
    Pages 75-92
  7. Linden Peach
    Pages 93-111
  8. Linden Peach
    Pages 112-127
  9. Linden Peach
    Pages 128-134
  10. Linden Peach
    Pages 135-139
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 140-148

About this book


The novels of Toni Morrison, the first African-American writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, are powerful not just because of their content - her themes include infanticide, rape, child abuse, murder and sexual jealousy - but because of their innovative form and language. This succinct critical introduction to her work seeks to make her novels more accessible to student and general reader alike through unravelling notions of self, representation and narrative structure which will be new to readers accustomed to Euro-American literary conventions.


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