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The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye


by Toni Morrison

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Sample of Related History & Literature on Shmoop

  1. The Civil Rights: Struggle for Integration
    Morrison wrote her first novel The Bluest Eye in the mid 1960s and it was published in 1970. Our guide to the Civil Rights: Struggle for Integration and Black Power movements provide essential historical context.

  2. The Civil Rights: Black Power Era