Comfort food: Southern biscuits in Toni Morrison’s “Beloved” (1987)

It is 1873, outside house number 124 on the outskirts of Cincinnati, Ohio. An ex-slave woman walks around the corner of her house, carrying her stockings in her hand, her feet wet from the river. Another former slave is waiting for her. It is 18 years since Sethe has seen Paul D, and catastrophic events have taken place since she escaped from the plantation where … Continue reading Comfort food: Southern biscuits in Toni Morrison’s “Beloved” (1987)