Nobel laureate toni morrison is 77 and her forthcoming a mercy shows her expanding the boundaries of her work in several directions. When questioned about the audience for whom she writes, toni morrison replies: “only me” this is not to say her writing is a self-serving. The rap on toni morrison -- repeated in the lounges of college english departments -- is that the nobel prize committee did her no favors by.
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Author toni morrison, ma '55, returned to campus oct 1-2 to read from morrison gave a public reading from her latest novel, a mercy, to a. Desperate, passionate, and love-starved, florens is the central voice in toni morrison's latest book, a mercy the novel depicts florens's journey as a slave,. Toni morrison's a mercy: critical approaches edited by shirley a stave and justine tally this book first published 2011 cambridge scholars publishing.