Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Toni Morrison
(1931-____) born on
Feb 18
US novelist. "She won the Pulitzer Prize for "Beloved;" won Nobel Prize for Literature, 1993."

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F
Bryn Mawr had done what a four-year dose of liberal education was designed to do: unfit her for eighty per cent of useful work of the world.

R
"The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power."
A
"And like any artist with no art form, she became dangerous."
N
Bit by bit . . . she had claimed herself. Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.
K
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Song of Solomon," ch. 9, 1977."
R: ""Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination.""
A: ""Sula," 1974."
N: "Of Sethe, the heroine, 28 days after she had escaped from slavery; "Beloved," part 1, 1987."
K: Nobel Prize address.


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