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Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, New York : Distributed by Random House, Inc. 1987.
Series: Oprah's book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved." Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things begin to happen. Set in rural Ohio several years after the Civil War, this profoundly affecting chronicle of slavery and its aftermath is Toni Morrison's greatest novel, a dazzling achievement, and the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Afro-Americans
Novels
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morrison, Toni.
Beloved.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1987
(OCoLC)756430101
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0394535979 9780394535975 1400033411 9781400033416 0452264464 9780452264465 0452280621 9780452280625 037540273X 9780375402739 0140283404 9780140283402 0375405623 9780375405624 849793265X 9788497932653 0307264882 9780307264886
OCLC Number: 15284982
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1988.
Description: 275 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom --
Haunted by Their Nightmares / Margaret Atwood --
Toni Morrison's Beloved / Roger Sale --
A Different Remembering: Memory, History and Meaning in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Marilyn Sanders Mobley --
Beloved and the New Apocalypse / Susan Bowers --
Fleshly Ghosts and Ghostly Flesh: The Word and the Body in Beloved / David Lawrence --
Beloved: A Womanist Neo-Slave Narrative; or Multivocal Remembrances of Things Past / Bernard W. Bell --
Maternal Bonds as Devourers of Women's Individuation in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Stephanie A. Demetrakopoulos --
The Ghosts of Slavery: Historical Recovery in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Linda Krumholz --
Unspeakable Things Unspoken: Ghosts and Memories in Beloved / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese --
Daughters Signifyin(g) History: The Example of Toni Morrison's Beloved / Ashraf H.A. Rushdy --
Beloved: Toni Morrison's Post-Apocalyptic Novel / Josef Pesch --
Toni Morrison's Beloved: History, "Rememory," and a "Clamor for a Kiss" / Caroline Rody --
Ghosts of Liberalism: Morrison's Beloved and the Moynihan Report / James Berger --
Figurations of Rape and the Supernatural in Beloved / Pamela E. Barnett.
Series Title: Oprah's book club.
Responsibility: a novel by Toni Morrison.

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Sethe, an escaped slave living in post-Civil War Ohio with her daughter and mother-in-law, is persistantly haunted by the ghost of her dead baby girl.  Read more...
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