La tradición afroamericana en Beloved de Toni Morrison

Isabel Durán Giménez-Rico
1989 Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses  
This article is a critical study oí Beloved, Toni Morrison's latest novel, and winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Price. In it, I penétrate the linguistic wealth and the stylistic variety of the novel, trying to explore the Afroamerican tradition that pervades it. Themes such as slavery, the impact of the community, human relationships and love in all their facets, the search for one's roots, or the strength of the black female are on this occasion treated by Toni Morrison more bravely and openly than
more » ... ely and openly than ever, and are surrounded by the evocative symbolism of the African folklore. All these ingredients form a magic story, but nontheless credible, which is a mixture of deep reflection, historie document and bitter cry of protest. Anything dead coming back to life hurts {Beloved, p. 35)
doi:10.14198/raei.1989.2.04 fatcat:vqioj46uizfzlnizfo3mk4evl4