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  Toni Morrison's ghostly 'Desdemona' blends
Los Angeles TimesToni Morrison's ghostly 'Desdemona' blends words and music in lyrical revision ...Los Angeles TimesFrom the merest suggestion in Shakespeare's "Othello" that Desdemona may have had an African maid as a girl, Toni Morrison imagines hidden dimensions in the mind and heart of the Senator's daughter who shocked Venice by marrying a Moor.
Posted on 9 October 2015 | 4:36 pm
  'Othello' is re-imagined by Peter Sellars
89.3 KPCC'Othello' is re-imagined by Peter Sellars and Toni Morrison in 'Desdemona'89.3 KPCC... finds her own voice in a theater piece written by novelist and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, in collaboration with acclaimed theater and opera director Peter Sellars and African singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré. Speaking during a rehearsal break ...
Posted on 7 October 2015 | 4:29 pm
  Toni Morrison: 'Men Thought That Women Just
JezebelToni Morrison: 'Men Thought That Women Just Gave Birth By Magic'JezebelToni Morrison was a featured guest at the New Yorker Festival on Friday in a conversation that touched on everything from the Charleston church shooting to writing about race and her theory on female gods. In a conversation with New Yorker critic ...
Posted on 6 October 2015 | 2:05 pm
  Toni Morrison: 'We used to be called
The GuardianToni Morrison: 'We used to be called citizens. Now we're called taxpayers'The GuardianOn Friday night in New York, Toni Morrison held the audience rapt in a wide-ranging conversation with the New Yorker's theatre critic Hilton Als. Over the course of an hour and a half, the author – resplendent in a glittery headscarf – was funny ...Toni Morrison on Forgiveness, Segregation, and Why She'd Rather Be a Citizen ...New York Magazineall 2 news articles »
Posted on 5 October 2015 | 9:25 am
  3000-page Primo Levi anthology includes Toni
3000-page Primo Levi anthology includes Toni Morrison introSioux City JournalIt also features an introduction from Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. "The Complete Works of Primo Levi" is a 3-volume set of writings by the late Italian author and Auschwitz survivor whose memoir "If This is a Man" remains a standard work of Holocaust ...
Posted on 4 October 2015 | 11:02 am
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  The Bearable Lightness of Michael Dirda
Not literally—he grew up in Lorain, Ohio, whereas I’m from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. He is also 30 years older than I am, though in a coincidence, my father grew up in Lorain, a town that also produced Toni Morrison. He claims to dislike ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
  The Fire This Time: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s
The literary device employed is no coincidence. Toni Morrison has anointed Coates as the successor to James Baldwin, and while that is a heavy burden for any 40 year old to bear, it is one that he just might manage to handle with grace. Despite having ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 pm
  8 Books to Add to the Modern Brown Girl
Eventually, I found Toni Morrison, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Zora Neale Hurston, and more. I fell in love. It is no secret that women—particularly women of color—are coming for the old guard in literary and genre-specific writing circles and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:02 pm
  10 popular grammar myths debunked by a
The following sentence appeared in the verbal section of a 2002 College Board exam, and students were asked to identify an error if there was one: Toni Morrison's genius enables her to create novels that arise from and express the injustices African ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:29 am
  International network France 24 spotlights
From the glamour of the Cannes film festival to 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, to interviews with George Clooney, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Toni Morrison and Quincy Jones and so many more, "Encore!" is aimed at taking you to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:11 am
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  Obama honors Medal of Freedom recipients as
Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to more than a dozen political and cultural greats Tuesday, including rocker Bob Dylan, astronaut John Glenn and novelist Toni
Posted on 28 May 2012 | 5:09 pm
  At home with Toni Morrison
The Hudson River extends like the sun from the back of Toni Morrison's house, illuminated and infinite, undimmed by an unseasonably drab spring afternoon.
Posted on 7 May 2012 | 7:12 am
  Toni Morrison tells Ohioans she won't write
Novelist Toni Morrison tells fans in Ohio she canceled plans to write a memoir because "there's a point at which your life is not interesting."
Posted on 14 March 2012 | 5:30 pm
  Oppressed voices ring out in Morrison's
She's but a throwaway mention in Shakespeare's "Othello," a one-line reference buried in Act IV of the dense and dark tale of passion and betrayal.
Posted on 14 October 2011 | 9:16 am
  France honors 'beloved' US novelist Toni
Toni Morrison is "beloved" in France, the country's culture minister said Wednesday, as he inducted the celebrated U.S. novelist into the elite Legion of Honor society.
Posted on 3 November 2010 | 7:21 am
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Posted on 13 October 2015 | 8:59 pm
  smritikiran: RT @AVAETC: "The function
smritikiran: RT @AVAETC: "The functi~*# of racism is distracti~*#. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you explaining your reas~*# for being." - To…
Posted on 13 October 2015 | 8:59 pm
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Posted on 13 October 2015 | 8:59 pm
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Posted on 13 October 2015 | 8:59 pm
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  Resolved Question: What does this quote by
Toni Morrison said at a college graduation speech at Barnard titled Cinderella's Stepsisters, "...the function of freedom is to free somebody else". What exactly does this mean/how does this quote relate to the speech? The entire speech can be found here about halfway down the webpage.'s+Stepsisters%2522.pdf
Posted on 29 August 2013 | 2:54 pm
  Resolved Question: Sula by Toni Morrison?
I read the book Sula by Toni Morrison for school and now i have to write a paper on the topic is basically about who was the hero in the story. At first i thought the main character which is Sula but she did a lot of bad things BUT it brought people together. Then i was thinking Eva because she been through a lot throughout the story. I may end up picking Eva but I wanted to know what do you think.
Posted on 20 July 2013 | 2:29 am
  Resolved Question: HEELPP!!! Why is Toni
Why is she famous... why is she important.. what did she make an impact on??? I NEED HELP!! do you have any Historical Significance about her... if you do... please tell me where you got the info from(:THANK YOU
Posted on 30 January 2011 | 7:07 pm
  Resolved Question: Can someone please help
I need to write and present an in-depth research paper on the author Toni Morrison and her work "Sula" and would like some strong important information on her biographical background, where she was born, knowing about the author's background, telling what I know about the author, thematic references what are the themes she deals with and also need examples of critical analysis. What are some of the important things that I can present in my oral presentation and what is a good way to outline this research paper and a strong thesis statement. Please help me if you can. Thanks in advance.
Posted on 18 October 2010 | 1:43 am
  Resolved Question: Beloved by Toni Morrison?
In the book Beloved by Toni Morrison, who or what is Beloved? (name some theories, suggestions, guesses, etc)
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