The Origin of Others

The Origin of Others

by Toni Morrison

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Overview

What is race and why does it matter? Why does the presence of Others make us so afraid? America’s foremost novelist reflects on themes that preoccupy her work and dominate politics: race, fear, borders, mass movement of peoples, desire for belonging. Ta-Nehisi Coates provides a foreword to Toni Morrison’s most personal work of nonfiction to date.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674983120
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 09/18/2017
Series: The Charles Eliot Norton lectures, 2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 102,623
File size: 554 KB

About the Author

Toni Morrison (1931–2019) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, a National Book Critics Circle Award, and a Pulitzer Prize. The author of numerous critically acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, she was the Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, at Princeton University.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is the author of The Beautiful Struggle and Between the World and Me.

Hometown:

Princeton, New Jersey, and Manhattan

Date of Birth:

February 18, 1931

Date of Death:

August 5, 2019

Place of Birth:

Lorain, Ohio

Place of Death:

New York

Education:

Howard University, B.A. in English, 1953; Cornell, M.A., 1955

Table of Contents

Cover Title Page Copyright Contents Foreword by Ta-Nehisi Coates 1. Romancing Slavery 2. Being or Becoming the Stranger 3. The Color Fetish 4. Configurations of Blackness 5. Narrating the Other 6. The Foreigner’s Home Acknowledgments

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