3. Beloved

  1. Valerie Smith

Published Online: 7 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118326732.ch3

Toni Morrison: Writing the Moral Imagination

Toni Morrison: Writing the Moral Imagination

How to Cite

Smith, V. (2012) Beloved, in Toni Morrison: Writing the Moral Imagination, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118326732.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405160339

Online ISBN: 9781118326732

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Keywords:

  • Beloved, Morrison's greatest literary achievement;
  • celebrated novel of slave experience, Winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize;
  • plot of Beloved, growing out of a newspaper account, editing The Black Book;
  • Sethe's memories, signs of her ordeal at the Sweet Home plantation;
  • Beloved's, giving voice to a longing for reunion with her mother