Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison (Chloe Ardelia Wofford[1] 1931 m. vasario 18 d. - 2019 m. rugpjūčio 5 d.) – JAV rašytoja, Nobelio literatūros premijos laureatė. Jos romanai pasižymi epinėmis temomis, vaizdingais dialogais ir puikiai apibūdintais blogaisiais knygų herojais. Geriausiai žinomi Toni Morrison romanai yra The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon ir Beloved, kuris 1988 m. laimėjo grožinės literatūros Pulicerio premiją. Pagal jos kūrinius pastatyta spektaklių ir filmų.


  1. Duvall, John N. (2000). The Identifying Fictions of Toni Morrison: Modernist Authenticity and Postmodern Blackness. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780312234027. “After all, the published biographical information on Morrison agrees that her full name is Chloe Anthony Wofford, so that the adoption of 'Toni' as a substitute for 'Chloe' still honors her given name, if somewhat obliquely. Morrison's middle name, however, was not Anthony; her birth certificate indicates her full name as Chloe Ardelia Wofford, which reveals that Ramah and George Wofford named their daughter for her maternal grandmother, Ardelia Willis.”