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Beloved character studies by Nancy J. Peterson

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Morrison, Toni,
  • Pynchon, Thomas -- Characters

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [108]-115) and index.

StatementNancy J. Peterson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O8749 B4353 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16853647M
ISBN 100826495745, 0826495753
ISBN 109780826495747, 9780826495754
LC Control Number2007030360

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Beloved, novel by Toni Morrison, published in and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The work examines the destructive legacy of slavery as it chronicles the life of a black woman named Sethe, from her pre-Civil War days as a slave in Kentucky to her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Toni Morrison's Beloved is a spellbinding and dazzlingly innovative portrait of a woman haunted by the past. Sethe was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has borne the unthinkable and not gone mad, yet she is still held captive by memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened/5(61). Mar 17,  · Beloved is a truly great book that lives up to the hype. Hard to put down. The writing is excellent. The story is not one of suffering, but one of persevering through the insufferable. It's often hard to read, with the unflinching descriptions of torture and /5(K). and her beloved, which was not beloved. ROMANS 9: 25 BOOK ONE Chapter 1 WAS SPITEFUL. Full of a baby's venom. The women in the house knew it and so did the children. For years each put up with the spite in his own way, but by Sethe and her .

Book Summary. Beloved is Morrison's undisputed masterpiece. It elegantly captures hers trademark touches: elegant prose, fantastical occurrences, striking characters, and racial tension. Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement. Toni Morrison is the Robert F. Goheen Professor of Humanities at Princeton University. She has received the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. . Oct 16,  · READ THE BOOK, PEOPLE, READ THE BOOK! The book helped me understand the film and the film helped me understand the book. This is an amazing piece of work. Winfrey gives a moving and observant performance and Thandie Newton is startling. Some scenes are intense, making you think whether you would kill your child.6/10(K). New York Times BestsellerStaring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened/5(4).