A brief analysis of Morrison’s 1981 novel Tar Baby is concerned with authenticity in a few ways, linking the notion of authenticity to sanity and to blackness. In this 1981 novel, Morrison navigates a strange exploration of these links in a moody narrative that places competing notions of Black authenticity at the problematic center ofContinue reading “Authentic Blackness in Toni Morrison’s ‘Tar Baby’”
“A Word for Autumn” – a brief essay by A.A. Milne, author of the Winny the Pooh stories.
“Self-Reliance” by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Full Text. — “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.”
HAMLET AND HIS PROBLEMS – A Critical Essay by T.S. Eliot — “Few critics have even admitted that HAMLET the play is the primary problem, and Hamlet the character only secondary.”