Toni Morrison

Quick Facts

Full NameChloe Anthony Wofford Morrison
BirthdateFebruary 18, 1931
BirthplaceLorain, Ohio, U.S.
Death DateAugust 5, 2019
OccupationNovelist, essayist, children’s writer, professor
Education– B.A. in English from Howard University (1953) – Master’s degree in American Literature from Cornell University (1955)
Notable Works– The Bluest Eye (1970) – Sula (1973) – Song of Solomon (1977) – Tar Baby (1981) – Beloved (1987)
Notable Awards– Presidential Medal of Freedom – National Humanities Medal – Nobel Prize in Literature – Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
SpousesHarold Morrison (m. 1958; div. 1964)
Early Life– Born into a working-class Black family in Lorain, Ohio – Traumatized by her father’s experiences of racism, who moved the family to the racially integrated town of Lorain, Ohio, after witnessing a lynching in Georgia – Mother was a homemaker and a devout member of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Toni Morrison Books

The Bluest Eye1970
Song of Solomon1977
A Mercy2008
Tar Baby1981
God Help the Child2015
Playing in the Dark1992
The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations2019
The Origin of Others2017
The Black Book1974
The big box1999
Beloved: Pulitzer Prize Winner2004
Peeny Butter Fudge2009
Remember: The Journey to School Integration2004
2020 BAD CITIZEN GRAFFITI Stencil: The Function of Freedom Is to Free Someone Else2020
La Isla de Los Caballeros1988
The Measure of Our Lives: A Gathering of Wisdom2019
The Nobel Lecture In Literature, 19931994
Burn This Book2009
Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations2019
What Moves at the Margin: Selected Nonfiction2008
Song of Solomon: Notes2002
The Book of Mean People2002
Little Cloud and Lady Wind
Toni Morrison Box Set: The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, Beloved2019
The Proletarian’s Pocketbook
Conversations with Toni Morrison1994
Race: Vintage Minis2017
An Interview With Toni Morrison1987
The Collected Novels of Toni Morrison1994
Who’s Got Game? The Ant or the Grasshopper?2003
A Toni Morrison Treasury: The Big Box; The Ant Or the Grasshopper?; The Lion Or the Mouse?; Poppy Or the Snake?; Peeny Butter Fudge; The Tortoise Or the Hare; Little Cloud and Lady Wind; Please, Louise
Goodness and the Literary Imagination: Harvard’s 95th Ingersoll Lecture with Essays on Morrison’s Moral and Religious Vision2019
Who’s Got Game? the Lion Or the Mouse?2003
Toni & Slade Morrison2003

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