Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford, February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019) was AN American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher and prof old at Princeton University.
Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award in 1988 for Beloved (1987). The novel was tailored into a movie of identical name (starring Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover) in 1998.
She got the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. The National Endowment for the Humanities selected her for the Jefferson Lecture, the U.S. federal government’s highest honor for accomplishment within the humanities in 1996.
She was honored with the 1996 National Book Foundation’s Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Morrison wrote the book for a brand new opera, Margaret Garner, initial performed in 2005. On May 29, 2012, President Barack Obama given Morrison with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 2016, she received the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction.
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- The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) May 8, 2007
- Song of Solomon Jun 8, 2004
- Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination Jul 27, 1993
- The Origin of Others (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) Sep 18, 2017
- Home (Vintage International) Jan 1, 2013
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