Beloved Book
Score: 2.5
From 5 Ratings

Beloved


  • Author : Toni Morrison
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-07-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 030738862X

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Beloved Book Description :

New York Times Bestseller 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. 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. And Sethe’s new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement. "You can't go wrong by reading or re-reading the collected works of Toni Morrison. Beloved, Song of Solomon, The Bluest Eye, Sula, everything else — they're transcendent, all of them. You’ll be glad you read them."--Barack Obama

Beloved Book
Score: 3.5
From 49 Ratings

Beloved


  • Author : Toni Morrison
  • Publisher : Vintage Books
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400033416

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Beloved Book Description :

Sethe, an escaped slave living in post-Civil War Ohio with her daughter and mother-in-law, is haunted persistently by the ghost of the dead baby girl whom she sacrificed, in a new edition of the Nobel Laureate's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.

Beloved Book
Score: 3.5
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Beloved


  • Author : Toni Morrison
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: African Americans
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN 10 : 9780099540977

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Beloved Book Description :

ONE OF FIVE NEW VINTAGE FUTURE CLASSICS READING GUIDE EDITIONS

Beloved Book
Score: 3.5
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Beloved


  • Author : Toni Morrison
  • Publisher : Everyman's Library
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307264886

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Beloved Book Description :

Sethe, an escaped slave living in post-Civil War Ohio with her daughter and mother-in-law, is haunted persistently by the ghost of the dead baby girl whom she sacrificed, in a new edition of the Nobel Laureate's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. 25,000 first printing.

Beloved Book
Score: 4
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Beloved


  • Author : Toni Morrison
  • Publisher : Arrow
  • Release Date : 2020-11-17
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 1784876437

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Beloved Book Description :

Stunningly-designed new editions of Toni Morrison's best-known novels, published by Vintage Classics in celebration of her life and work. WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY BOOKER PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR BERNARDINE EVARISTO Sethe is now miles away from Sweet Home - the farm where she was kept as a slave for many years. Unable to forget the unspeakable horrors that took place there, Sethe is haunted by the violent spectre of her dead child, the daughter who died nameless and whose tombstone is etched with a single word, 'Beloved'. A tale of brutality, horror and, above all, love at any cost, Beloved is Toni Morrison's enduring masterpiece and best-known work.

Toni Morrison s Beloved Book
Score: 4
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Toni Morrison s Beloved


  • Author : William L. Andrews
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195107975

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Toni Morrison s Beloved Book Description :

With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American literature curriculum. Each casebook will reprint documents relating to the work's historical context and reception, present the best in critical essays, and when possible, feature an interview of the author. The series will provide, for the first time, an accessible forum in which readers can come to a fuller understanding of these contemporary masterpieces and the unique aspects of American ethnic, racial, or cultural experience that they so ably portray. This casebook to Morrison's classic novel presents seven essays that represent the best in contemporary criticism of the book. In addition, the book includes a poem and an abolitionist's tract published after a slave named Margaret Garner killed her child to save her from slavery--the very incident Morrison fictionalizes in Beloved.

Toni Morrison s Beloved Book

Toni Morrison s Beloved


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Infanticide in literature
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195107968

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Reading Toni Morrison s Beloved Book

Reading Toni Morrison s Beloved


  • Author : Paul McDonald
  • Publisher : Humanities-Ebooks
  • Release Date : 2013-11
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847603272

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Reading Toni Morrison s Beloved Book Description :

Toni Morrison’s Beloved is one of the most successful novels of all time, selling millions of copies internationally and inspiring critical commentary from scholars of the highest distinction. Its influence is such that it is studied by students of literature around the world and is often cited as one of the most significant books of modern times. However, its popularity belies its difficulty: many find the novel hard to read, struggling with its structure and occasionally fragmented style. This guide is designed to help readers engage with this complex work and achieve a deeper understanding of its context, the literary strategies it employs, and the various ways in which it has been interpreted since its publication in 1987.

Toni Morrison s Beloved Book

Toni Morrison s Beloved


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 221
  • ISBN 10 : 9781604131840

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Toni Morrison s Beloved Book Description :

Presents critical essays that discuss the characters, plot, language, and major themes of the African American author's novel about slavery.

Understanding Cry  the Beloved Country Book

Understanding Cry the Beloved Country


  • Author : Ngwarsungu Chiwengo
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 219
  • ISBN 10 : 0313335087

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Understanding Cry the Beloved Country Book Description :

Essays and primary source documents dealing with African history and social conditions aid a critical analysis of the work.