On the literary descendants of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye

Today, Anika from WriteBlack spotlights several writers who have incorporated themes from The Bluest Eye in their work:

“If I may be so bold: Beyond her contributions to the world of magical realism, in my world the enduring legacy of Toni Morrison will be her poetic destruction of the notion that black American women bear all sufferings quietly, without complaint and without negative result…”

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See the full list of bloggers participating in the 40th anniversary celebration of The Bluest Eye, here.

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  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by The Bottom of Heaven, Evelyn N. Alfred. Evelyn N. Alfred said: RT @claudia_m: What do Push, The Color Purple, Thereafter Johnnie and For Colored Girls have in common? http://wp.me/pjzwn-15M [T. Morrison] […]


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