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What Toni Morrison's Beloved can teach us about George W. Bush and the war in Iraq

Following his May 28th address at the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences on Toni Morrison's Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel Beloved and boundaries, scholar J. Hillis Miller sat down with Matt Adams from the rabble book lounge to discuss his argument that Beloved is especially important in understanding contemporary politics.

Miller is a past president of the Modern Language Association of America, a Fellow of the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences, and is currently Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature in the school of Humanities at the University of California at Irvine. He is the author of many books including The Ethics of Reading and, most recently, Reading Narratives and Black Holes.


Toni Morrison

He is also, in the spirit of full disclosure, Matt's father-in-law.

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