Toni Morrison

A Literary Life

  • Authors
  • Linda Wagner-Martin

Part of the Literary Lives book series (LL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Linda Wagner-Martin
    Pages 1-23
  3. Linda Wagner-Martin
    Pages 44-59
  4. Linda Wagner-Martin
    Pages 60-79
  5. Linda Wagner-Martin
    Pages 99-116
  6. Linda Wagner-Martin
    Pages 117-134
  7. Linda Wagner-Martin
    Pages 135-147
  8. Linda Wagner-Martin
    Pages 148-161
  9. Linda Wagner-Martin
    Pages 162-177
  10. Linda Wagner-Martin
    Pages 178-180
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 181-217

About this book


A reading of the oeuvre of Toni Morrison — fiction, non-fiction, and other — drawing extensively from her many interviews as well as her primary texts. The author aligns Morrison's novels with the works of Virginia Woolf and William Faulkner, assessing her works as among the most innovative, and most significant, worldwide, of the past fifty years.


Morrison African American African fiction public intellectual women motherhood quest The Bluest Eye Sula Song of Solomon Tar Baby Beloved Jazz Paradise Love A Mercy Home The Black Book history New York novel Virginia Woolf William Faulkner

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49607-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-44670-1
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