Toni Morrison indelibly establishes the African American presence in American literature in the novel Beloved. The consequences of the Middle Passage and its ever-present consequences of slavery are fully dramatized in the twenty-three year period of American history covered in the book.
"Toni Morrison's Beloved: "Unspeakable Things Unspoken" Spoken,"
Sacred Heart University Review: Vol. 14
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.sacredheart.edu/shureview/vol14/iss1/5