Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison

Streaming Video - 2008
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This program introduces one of the greatest contemporary American authors: winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature, "a literary Moses stripping away the idols of whiteness and blackness that have prevented blacks from knowing themselves. Readings from Beloved and Jazz show how she returns to the pain of slavery and segregation to restore wholeness to the black psyche. "The past," Morrison says, "is more infinite than the future.. It's avoiding it, deceiving ourselves about it, that paralyzes growth.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008], c1992.
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (25 min.) :,sd., col., digital file.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Dec. 31, 2008.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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