Impact of 'shadism' probed in Toni
TheChronicleHerald.caImpact of 'shadism' probed in Toni Morrison's latest novel, God Help the ChildTheChronicleHerald.caForty-five years after the release of her debut novel, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison revisits themes of hurt and harm among people of African descent in her new book. As with Pecola Breedlove in The Bluest Eye (1970), protagonist Lula Ann Bridewell (who ...
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 4:57 am
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Toni Morrison -
2paragraphs.comTa-Nehisi Coates and Toni Morrison2paragraphs.comWhat's the Difference between a Slight and a Tribute? The Case of Ta-Nehisi Coates and Toni Morrison. The New York Times Magazine has a new feature where notable people list the 10 books they would take “if they were marooned on a desert island” and ...
Posted on 2 August 2015 | 1:10 pm
Toni Morrison Summed Up What Some Are
MicToni Morrison Summed Up What Some Are Getting Wrong About 'Political ...MicThis week, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush made a jab at #BlackLivesMatter protesters. At an event in New Hampshire, the Washington Post reports Bush was asked whether he thought Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley should've ...
Posted on 24 July 2015 | 8:48 am
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Race, Hip-Hop and Being
RollingStone.comTa-Nehisi Coates on Race, Hip-Hop and Being Praised by Toni MorrisonRollingStone.comAbout three weeks ago, Ta-Nehisi Coates got a phone call from Chris Jackson, his editor at Random House's Spiegel & Grau imprint. Jackson was calling to propose moving up the publication of Coates' new book, Between the World and Me, from its planned ...In Ta-Nehisi Coates' New Book, It's Clear All the Blacks Are Still MenThe Rootall 12 news articles »
Posted on 16 July 2015 | 8:24 am
Imagine: Toni Morrison Remembers review –
The GuardianImagine: Toni Morrison Remembers review – proof of a divine beingThe GuardianToni Morrison makes me believe in God. She makes me believe in a divine being, because luck and genetics don't seem to come close to explaining her. It's as if someone or something just kept ladling talent, wit, wisdom, grace, beauty, dignity ...and more »
Posted on 14 July 2015 | 11:10 pm
Desdemona: Toni Morrison reimagines
It's only taken 400 years but one of Shakespeare's female characters will finally speak her mind when the Melbourne Festival stages Desdemona in October. Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison's re-imagining of the story of Shakespeare's doomed heroine from ...
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 3:17 pm
Melbourne festival 2015: bumper lineup
Similarly, Desdemona, a reimagining of Shakespeare’s Othello with the focus on Desdemona and her African maid Barbary, by acclaimed US theatre director Peter Sellars and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, has strong messages about women and indigeneity.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 11:26 am
A Word, Please: A more complete story about
Here's an example from "Beloved" by Toni Morrison: "124 was spiteful. Full of baby's venom." That second bit? Sentence fragment. One of countless thousands of examples in literature and media. It's a double standard: Kids who use sentence fragments get ...
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 11:26 am
Homme de Plume: What I Learned Sending My
In the “Second Shelf” Meg Wolitzer mentions the generation of august writers that came of age in a period of expanding interest in the stories of women’s lives—she lists Toni Morrison, Joyce Carol Oates, Margaret Atwood, Doris Lessing, Marilynne ...
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 4:50 am
Giardini demands emails from Smith over
King closed Sept. 30 after low levels of natural gas were detected. The school’s 350 students temporarily attended Toni Morrison and Washington elementary schools until King reopened Jan. 5, after a gas well found under the school gymnasium was capped.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:19 am