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US'Beloved' Author Toni Morrison Has Died

16:42  06 august  2019
16:42  06 august  2019 Source:   vulture.com

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Beloved is a 1987 novel by the American writer Toni Morrison . Set after the American Civil War (1861–65), it is inspired by the story of an African-American slave, Margaret Garner, who escaped slavery in Kentucky late January 1856 by fleeing to Ohio, a free state.

Beloved [ Toni Morrison ] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Staring unflinchingly into the “ Toni Morrison is not just an important contemporary novelist but a major figure in our national literature.”

The celebrated novelist Toni Morrison died Monday night, according to a source at her publisher, Knopf. She was 88 years old. The cause of death is not yet known. Born Chloe Ardella Wofford, Morrison was best known for her critically acclaimed and best-selling novel Beloved, which won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Among her other memorable and influential novels Jazz (1992) and Paradise (1997); the three books comprise a loose trilogy. Just after the last of them was published, Morrison was awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature, becoming the first black woman of any nationality to do so. By then, she had already written six novels; she would go on to write five more. Her latest, God Help the Child, was published in 2015. She wrote through the toughest of times, including the death of her son in 2010. “I stopped writing until I began to think, he would be really put out if he thought that he had caused me to stop,” Morrison told Interview magazine around the release of her ninth novel, Home, in 2012.

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Australia Won’t Consider Hosting U.S. Missiles, PM Morrison Says Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out hosting U.S. missile bases in Australia, and said no such request was made during key diplomatic talks between the two allies over the weekend. © Bloomberg U.S. Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo And Australia's Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Ann Payne News Conference “That’s not something the government would consider,” Morrison told reporters Monday. “It’s not being asked of us, it’s not being considered. It’s not being put to us. So, you know, I think I can rule a line under that.

Toni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford), is an American author , editor, and professor who won the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature for being an author "who in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, gives life to an essential aspect of American reality." Her novels are known for their

The principal message of Toni Morrison , in her novel Beloved , is that the past Even though Sethe has escaped slavery, and lives as a free woman with her daughter, and in the company of Paul The arrival of Beloved effects a dramatic change in the household. The author leaves the identity of this

'Beloved' Author Toni Morrison Has Died © Timothy Fadek/Corbis via Getty Images Timothy Fadek/Corbis via Getty Images

Before she was a world-renowned author, Morrison broke barriers as an editor for Random House, where she worked for 19 years, giving space to a new generation of black writers including Toni Cade Bambara, Gayl Jones, and Angela Davis. She was also the Chair of Humanities at Princeton, where she taught from 1989 to 2006.

“We die,” Morrison closed her Nobel Prize address. “That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.”

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Australia stepped up efforts on Wednesday to convince Pacific Islands to abandon calls for tougher climate change goals, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in the tiny island of Tuvalu. © Reuters/POOL New FILE PHOTO: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a joint press conference at the Istana Presidential Palace in Singapore, The low-lying Pacific islands are on the frontline of global climate change, battling rising sea levels and related crises that have forced some residents to move to higher ground.

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