Driven toward madness : the fugitive slave Margaret Garner and tragedy on the Ohio /

The story of Margaret Garner-the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery-has inspired Toni Morrison's Beloved, a film based on the novel starring Oprah Winfrey, and an opera.

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Main Author: Taylor, Nikki Marie, 1972- (Author)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2016]
Series:New approaches to Midwestern studies.
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Main Author:Taylor, Nikki Marie, 1972- author.
Summary:The story of Margaret Garner-the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery-has inspired Toni Morrison's Beloved, a film based on the novel starring Oprah Winfrey, and an opera.
Copyright:©2016
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 163 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780821445860 (electronic bk.)
0821445863 (electronic bk.)