29 May 2006
27 May 2006
From: The Crow's Nest by Alyce Baker Putt
Despite her small stature, she entranced me. All I could do was stare at her—even though I know it is impolite. No one else seemed to notice her. They were busy chitchatting and eating. I was busy looking at her.
My passion for Toni Morrison’s works began during the summer of 1999 while taking a major author course at Shippensburg. Prior to this course, I had never read any of Morrison’s works. By the end of the five-week course, I had read all six of her novels. She has published two more, which I, of course, bought and read immediately. I have also read her non-fiction and much of the criticism about her works. And I have read practically every interview she has ever given.
People have asked what lures me to Morrison’s works. Most often I reply . . .
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Posted by The Cowardly Lion at Saturday, May 27, 2006