Definitions for "Beloved"
Keywords:  pulitzer, morrison, toni, novel, prize
Beloved, originally Toni Morrison's Pulitzer-Prize-winning 1987 novel, was released as a Hollywood film in 1998. It was directed by Jonathan Demme, and was produced by Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions.
Beloved is a 1987 novel by Toni Morrison about the legacy of slavery. It won Morrison the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988. The novel is loosely based on the life and legal case of Margaret Garner, about whom Morrison later wrote in the opera of the same name.
Keywords:  love, greatly, dearly, dear, romantic
Greatly loved; dear to the heart.
One greatly loved.
The image of the relationship between the human and the divine is traditionally spoken of in the symbols of "romantic love." Romantic and even erotic imagery is said to come closest to the real relationship between human beings and the divine Lover. In such a relationship each to the other becomes "the Beloved."
Keywords:  endearment, person, terms
a beloved person; used as terms of endearment