The Deliberate Message of Toni Morrison -
Wall Street JournalThe Deliberate Message of Toni MorrisonWall Street JournalIn the foreword to the 2007 reprint of her 1970 debut, “The Bluest Eye,” Toni Morrison provided a useful guide to her motivations as a novelist. When she began the book, she says, she was interested in the “tragic and disabling consequences of ...Toni Morrison Spins a Lame Fairy TaleDaily BeastGod Help the Child by Toni Morrison, review: 'innately forgiving'Telegraph.co.ukGod Help the Child by Toni Morrison - book review: The tyranny of memory can ...The IndependentMilwaukee Journal Sentinel -Financial Times -The Globe and Mailall 13 news articles »
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:34 pm
11 Smart Women Offer Advice on How to Keep
Mic11 Smart Women Offer Advice on How to Keep Lifelong FriendshipsMicIn her novel Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison dishes out some harsh, but necessary, advice. No person can fully belong to another, no matter how much you love them. We can be there for each other and support one another, but should always remember that ...
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 7:53 am
EXCLUSIVE Excerpt from Toni Morrison's
EXCLUSIVE Excerpt from Toni Morrison's Eleventh Novel 'God Help the Child'Essence.comOne of the world's greatest living writers has published her eleventh novel, God Help the Child (Knopf, $24.95). Here, we meet Bride, a stunning dark-skinned woman surviving a trauma from her past, who has learned all too well that her beauty can be ...
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 7:16 am
Review: In Toni Morrison's 'God Help the
FlavorwireReview: In Toni Morrison's 'God Help the Child,' Adults Are Hobbled by the ...New York TimesOne of the great themes that threads its way through Toni Morrison's work like a haunting melody is the hold that time past exerts over time present. In larger historical terms, it is the horror of slavery and its echoing legacy that her characters ...Toni Morrison Is Not Your Grandmother: On the Explosive, Alienating 'God Help ...FlavorwireToni Morrison spins a contemporary tale in 'God Help the Child'NewsdayReview: Toni Morrison's 'God Help the Child'Tampabay.comThe List -The Rice Thresherall 8 news articles »
Posted on 16 April 2015 | 5:00 am
Toni Morrison's familiar, flawed 'God Help
Toni Morrison's familiar, flawed 'God Help the Child'Washington PostLast month while accepting a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Critics Circle, Toni Morrison noted that back in 1970 when she published her debut novel, “The Bluest Eye,” “the reception was slight, indifferent.” Forty-five years and one ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 6:02 pm
‘God Help the Child’ by Toni Morrison
Much like 2012’s “Home,” Toni Morrison’s new novel, “God Help the Child,” is a slim, modest work that still manages to pack an emotional wallop. Gone are the literary pyrotechnics that dazzled readers in classics like “Song of Solomon” and ...
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 2:19 am
Mother's mistakes haunt daughter in
Toni Morrison, at 84, continues to dazzle. Proof of that is “God Help the Child,” a heartbreaking glimpse into the improbable life of Lula Ann Bridewell, self-anointed as “Bride” in adulthood. Though she’s adopted a name and persona to match her ...
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 1:49 am
The Deliberate Message of Toni Morrison
In the foreword to the 2007 reprint of her 1970 debut, “The Bluest Eye,” Toni Morrison provided a useful guide to her motivations as a novelist. When she began the book, she says, she was interested in the “tragic and disabling consequences of ...
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 12:06 am
God Help the Child by Toni Morrison - book
Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. Her book Unlocking the Reader in Every Child is published by Ransom. She is Education and Training Editor at The Stage. Toni Morrison’s novels have become more svelte ...
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 9:02 pm
Toni Morrison Spins a Lame Fairy Tale
America’s only living Nobel prize winning author revisits some familiar themes in her latest novel, but too often she fails to meet her own exacting standards. God Help the Child is not just unexpected. It’s also constructed of concatenating surprises ...
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 1:09 pm