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Dominicana: A Tale of Oscillated Identities of Diasporic Existence

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Half a Century of The Bluest Eye: When White Insult Equates with Labour Pain

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In the fall of 1941 no marigolds grew at the rise of World War II in the United States of America, it was kept quiet, analogously, Toni Morrison (1931-2019) wrote “The Bluest Eye”, her workshop-born debut novel, in refutation of American black beauty in the fall of 1970, it was kept quiet, from her colleagues of Random Publishing House, New York, as well. Pecola Breedlove entered into adult life and embraced motherhood prematurely at the age of 11 whereas Morrison stepped on the field of fictional world maturely at the age of 39. In 1965, it was the time of turmoil when the whole country was in civil disobedience against racial intolerance and segregation, on the road to abolition of Jim Crow laws that separated the American nation between white and black in the name of equality, it was the time of tranquillity when Ms Morrison, a divorcée , a single parent and immensely in deep solitude, delved into black literature (both African and African-American writings on colonialism and slave…

The 2020 Booker Long List: The Fresh List in the Time of Solitude

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