Toni Morrison | Critical Essay by Gurleen Grewal

This literature criticism consists of approximately 30 pages of analysis & critique of Toni Morrison.
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Critical Essay by Gurleen Grewal

SOURCE: Grewal, Gurleen. “Prospero's Spell and the Question of Resistance: Tar Baby.” In Circles of Sorrow, Lines of Struggle: The Novels of Toni Morrison, pp. 79-95. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1998.

In the following essay, Grewal asserts that Morrison's Tar Baby examines African-American struggles over issues of identity in a postmodern, postcolonial world.

And neither world thought the other world's thought, save with a vague unrest.

—W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk

Ninety-five per cent of my people poor ninety-five per cent of my people black ninety-five per cent of my people dead you have heard it all before O Leviticus O Jeremiah           O Jean-Paul Sartre 
and now I see...

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