Reading The Black Book: Between the Lines of History

December 2012
Arizona Quarterly;Winter2012, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p105
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The article presents literary criticism of "The Black Book," edited by Toni Morrison, Middleton Harris, Morris Levitt, and Roger Furman. According to the author, the book offers readers an interactive and communal model for learning about the past which is similar to the dynamic found in storytelling. It is suggested that the text invites readers to construct their own narratives based on the facts and images it presents.


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