the bluest eye
Toni Morrison is a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer whose novels like “Beloved” unapologetically depict the African-American experience. #BlackGlory #BlackHistoryMonth
On the first day, Professor Wiesel breezed into class and quickly destroyed my ideas of what he'd be. Professor Wiesel doffed
Looking for some great beach reads by women? Revisit these classics: Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper (1892); Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1899); and Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye (1970). All three books challenge contemporary thought for the time periods in which they were written.
Is self-loathing -- or at least stark, scathing self-criticism -- a required personality trait for novelists? Well, it's certainly a useful tool for probing the depths of human possibility. Here are ten examples of bestselling novels whose characters struggle with low self-esteem.
Speaking to WCMH NBC 4, the author addressed the book's controversial nature, noting that it has previously been banned by
Published in 1970, Morrison's novel contains passages describing rape, incest and pedophilia. It has been banned from a number
Over the years the legendary author, who turns 82 today, has made a monumental contribution to literature. From her debut
Searching for home -- for a safe place to rest your head, grow a family, and be part of a community -- occupies the heart of Morrison's body of work. How fitting then that her latest book has such a simple title: Home.
Cosmetic surgery is an oiled rope. You cannot grasp it and remain where you are. The moment you "correct" what you perceive as an "imperfection," you are on a slide.
You'd be lying if you were to say that never in your life did you feel like an outcast. Whether only for a few moments or