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Then I read Toni Morrison and think, "Until I can write like that, I should say nothing."
Toni Morrison reminds us to beware of the perils of being a writer with the words, "A writer's life and work are not a gift to mankind they are its necessity." However, The Source of Self-Regard is about a bigger philosophical question: how can one have self-respect in the world today, a world that's defined by deprivation, violence, inequality, dehumanisation, among other acts and thoughts that lessen the individual's dignity every day?
Toni Morrison took the word and turned it into a Song...of Solomon, of Sula, Beloved, Mercy, Paradise Love, and more.
"Toni Morrison was a national treasure, as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was among those who paid tribute to Morrison, writing on social media: "The world needs voices like Toni Morrison's today more than ever.
"Toni Morrison was a national treasure, as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page," former President Barack Obama said in a statement Tuesday.
Born Chloe Anthony Wofford, Toni Morrison is also a bestseller and an eclectic Nobel Prize-winning author whose creative work has sparked a storm of critical comments and appraisals.
Writers represented include Phillis Wheatley, Harriet Jacobs, Charlotte Forten Grimk<AEe>, Jessie Fauset, Nella Larsen, Zora Neale Hurston, Paule Marshall, Alice Walker, and Toni Morrison. These writers were selected because of their historical significance and their popularity with students.
Denard, founder of The Toni Morrison Society, opens the volume with an enlightening foreword in which she honors Morrison's literary status as a writer of the first order.
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Toni Morrison: An Ethical Poetics is a recommendation for college literature collections where study of Toni Morrison is frequent, and analyzes Morrison's style, subject and literary choices, examining the questions that are brought to the forefront in many of her works.