Toni Morrison's the Bluest Eye by Prof. Harold Bloom

Toni Morrison's the Bluest Eye

Written by Prof. Harold Bloom
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Part of the Modern Critical Interpretations Series


Toni Morrison's the Bluest Eye by Prof. Harold Bloom

The Bluest Eye is one of Toni Morrison's most powerful novels. The Nobel Laureate's debut is the story of Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl who prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beautiful as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. This book presents an impressive collection of updated critical essays and an insightful introduction by editor Harold Bloom that will enrich students' insight into this heartbreaking classic that tackles the crucial themes of race and identity.


As always with Chelsea critical books, each volume contains the best of what has been written about the authors.

Students preparing research papers and students boning up for class will reach eagerly for these well-designed additions to accessible literary criticism...

Each attractive volume presents recent essays by noted critics who examine in detail aspects of a single literary work ... Highly recommended for academic collections.

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247 pages


Prof. Harold Bloom
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Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th November 2007



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