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The Resource What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction, Toni Morrison ; edited and with an introduction by Carolyn C. Denard

What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction, Toni Morrison ; edited and with an introduction by Carolyn C. Denard

Label
What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction
Title
What moves at the margin
Title remainder
selected nonfiction
Statement of responsibility
Toni Morrison ; edited and with an introduction by Carolyn C. Denard
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The commanding voice of Morrison's essays, speeches and reviews offers compelling insights into family, history, other writers and politics. The pieces span from 1971, when Morrison was an editor at Random House, to 2002, the year she won the Nobel Prize, and range from book introductions to thoughts on the nature of writing and reflections on 9/11.--From publisher description
Summary
Collects nonfiction writings and speeches by the American author, on topics including family and history, writers and writing, and politics and society
Tone
Writing style
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224637
Cataloging source
DLC
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1931-2019
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Morrison, Toni
Dewey number
818/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3563.O8749
LC item number
A6 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Denard, Carolyn C
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True
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  • Morrison, Toni
  • Morrison, Toni
  • African American women in literature
  • African American women in literature
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
selected nonfiction
Label
What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction, Toni Morrison ; edited and with an introduction by Carolyn C. Denard
Link
http://voyager.falmouth.ac.uk/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1076094
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Family and history. A slow walk of trees (as grandmother would say), hopeless (as grandfather would say) ; She and me ; What the black woman thinks about women's lib ; A knowing so deep ; Behind the making of The black book ; Rediscovering black history ; Rootedness: the ancestor as foundation ; The site of memory -- Writers and writing. On behalf of Henry Dumas ; Preface to Deep sightings and rescue missions by Toni Cade Bambara ; James Baldwin: his voice remembered; life in his language ; Speaking of Reynolds Price ; To be a black woman: review of Portraits in fact and fiction ; The family came first: review of Labor of love, labor of sorrow ; Toni Morrison on a book she loves: Gayl Jones's Corregidora ; Going home with bitterness and joy: review of South to a very old place by Albert Murray ; On The radiance of the king by Camara Laye ; Foreword to The Harlem book of the dead ; Foreword to Writing red: an anthology of American women writers, 1930-1940 ; The fisherwoman: Introduction to A kind of rapture: photographs -- Politics and society. On the backs of blacks ; The talk of the town ; The dead of September 11 ; For a heroic writers movement ; Remarks given at the Howard University Charter Day convocation ; The future of time: literature and diminished expectations ; The dancing mind ; How can values be taught in the university ; The Nobel lecture in literature
Control code
ocn174040292
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxvi, 215 pages
Isbn
9781604730173
Lccn
2007041719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781604730173
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)174040292
Label
What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction, Toni Morrison ; edited and with an introduction by Carolyn C. Denard
Link
http://voyager.falmouth.ac.uk/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1076094
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Family and history. A slow walk of trees (as grandmother would say), hopeless (as grandfather would say) ; She and me ; What the black woman thinks about women's lib ; A knowing so deep ; Behind the making of The black book ; Rediscovering black history ; Rootedness: the ancestor as foundation ; The site of memory -- Writers and writing. On behalf of Henry Dumas ; Preface to Deep sightings and rescue missions by Toni Cade Bambara ; James Baldwin: his voice remembered; life in his language ; Speaking of Reynolds Price ; To be a black woman: review of Portraits in fact and fiction ; The family came first: review of Labor of love, labor of sorrow ; Toni Morrison on a book she loves: Gayl Jones's Corregidora ; Going home with bitterness and joy: review of South to a very old place by Albert Murray ; On The radiance of the king by Camara Laye ; Foreword to The Harlem book of the dead ; Foreword to Writing red: an anthology of American women writers, 1930-1940 ; The fisherwoman: Introduction to A kind of rapture: photographs -- Politics and society. On the backs of blacks ; The talk of the town ; The dead of September 11 ; For a heroic writers movement ; Remarks given at the Howard University Charter Day convocation ; The future of time: literature and diminished expectations ; The dancing mind ; How can values be taught in the university ; The Nobel lecture in literature
Control code
ocn174040292
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxvi, 215 pages
Isbn
9781604730173
Lccn
2007041719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781604730173
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)174040292

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