The Connell Short to Toni Morrison’s Beloved

PublisheBeloved Coverd exclusively for digital readers, Connell Shorts are comprehensive, bite-size guides to modern texts, written by leading literary critics. The Connell Shorts collection is ever growing and, at present, features guides to J.D Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye and Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber, amongst other key titles

We are delighted to reveal the latest addition to the collection:

 The Connell Short to Toni Morrison’s Beloved. 

The climax of Beloved features a naked, pregnant ghost. This strange and complex novel saw Toni Morrison catapulted to fame, but what is it about the book that has captivated so many readers? Our guide, written by Tessa Roynon, seeks to find out, by asking…

What happens in Beloved?
How should we judge Sethe’s infanticide?
How does memory work in the novel?
How great is Beloved?

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