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Toni Morrison

Author (18-Feb-1931 — 5-Aug-2019)


Elliott Butler-Evans. Race, Gender, and Desire: Narrative Strategies in the Fiction of Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press. 1989. 232pp.

Jeannette Batz Cooperman. The Broom Closet: Secret Meanings of Domesticity in Postfeminist Novels by Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Toni Morrison, Marge Piercy, Jane Smiley, and Amy Tan. Peter Lang Publishing. 1998. 239pp.

Stelamaris Coser. Bridging the Americas: The Literature of Paule Marshall, Toni Morrison, and Gayl Jones. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press. 1995.

Erik Dussere. Balancing the Books: Faulkner, Morrison and the Economies of Slavery. Routledge/Taylor & Francis. 2003. 176pp.

Julia Eichelberger. Prophets of Recognition: Ideology and the Individual in Novels by Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, Saul Bellow, and Eudora Welty. Louisiana State University Press. 1999. 248pp.

Elizabeth Kella. Beloved Communities: Solidarity and Difference in Fiction by Michael Ondaatje, Toni Morrison, and Joy Kogawa. Uppsala University Library. 2000. 258pp.

Carol A. Kolmerten; Stephen M. Ross; Judith Bryant Wittenberg (editors). Unflinching Gaze: Morrison and Faulkner Re-Envisioned. University Press of Mississippi. 1997. 248pp.

Patricia McKee. Producing American Races: Henry James, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison. Duke University Press. 1999. 240pp.

Dana Medoro. The Bleeding of America: Menstruation as Symbolic Economy in Pynchon, Faulkner, and Morrison. Greenwood Press. 2002. 184pp.

Marilyn Sanders Mobley. Folk Roots and Mythic Wings in Sarah Orne Jewett and Toni Morrison: The Cultural Function of Narrative. Louisiana State University Press. 1994. 193pp.

Danielle Russell. Between the Angle and the Curve: Mapping Gender, Race, Space, and Identity in Willa Cather and Toni Morrison. Routledge. 2006. 240pp.

Phillip M. Weinstein. What Else but Love? The Ordeal of Race in Faulkner and Morrison. Columbia University Press. 1996. 237pp.


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  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. New York Times Obituary [link]

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.805)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.497)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.170)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.509)

  12. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.355)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.704)

  14. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.201)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.517)

  16. 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (pp.232-34)

  17. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.333)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.354)

  19. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.93)

  20. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.414)

  21. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.764)

  22. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (pp.578-80)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.11)

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