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date: 25 November 2020

Morrison, Toni (Toni Chloe Anthony Wofford Morrison) 

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English
Author(s):
Jenny StringerJenny Stringer, John SutherlandJohn Sutherland

(1931– ),American novelist, born in Lorain, Ohio, educated at Howard and Cornell Universities. Since graduation, she has worked as a teacher at various American universities, and as a senior editor at Random House Press, editing the work of several of her contemporaries. Her own fiction, using a blend of realism, history, myth, folktale, and poetic fantasy, attempts to describe the different political realities of black America and the influence of sexual divisions within black experiences. Her first novel, ... ...

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