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Beloved is an extraordinary novel: it won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1987, and author Toni Morrison won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993.
Set in the era of slavery, emancipation, and reconstruction in the United States, Beloved explores essential questions involving freedom, selfhood, love, and responsibility. The novel's intricate narrative strategies, its compelling cast of characters, and its exploration of African American history make Beloved a richly complex text.
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Toni Morrison on Beloved
Hay Festival. (2014, November 4). Toni Morrison talks to Peter Florence [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=vtJFK_HtlQk
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