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Savoring the salt : the legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

Author: Linda Janet Holmes; Cheryl A Wall
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007, ©2008.
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A biography of Toni Cade Bambara, with inputs from a host of poets, scholars, writers, political activists and filmmakers. This book show how she played a vital role in shaping African American  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Savoring the salt.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007, c2008
Named Person: Toni Cade Bambara; Toni Cade Bambara; Toni Cade Bambara; Toni Cade Bambara; Toni Cade Bambara
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Janet Holmes; Cheryl A Wall
ISBN: 9781592136247 1592136249 9781592136254 1592136257
OCLC Number: 85766676
Description: xvi, 292 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: [Pt.] I: Life/work. Savoring the salt : an introduction / Linda Janet Holmes and Cheryl A. Wall ; Poised for the light / Linda Janet Holmes ; Toni's obligato : Bambara and the African American literary tradition / Cheryl A. Wall --
[Pt.] II: Writing from laughter, writing from rage. "A sort of preface" / Toni Cade Bambara ; Straight-up fiction : sitting down with Toni Cade Bambara's 'Gorilla, my love' / Salamishah Tillet ; Searching for the mother tongue : an interview with Toni Cade Bambara / Kalamu ya Salaam ; The language of soul in Toni Cade Bambara's re/conceived academy / Eleanor W. Traylor ; Translating the salt / Anne Wicke ; "She was just outrageously brilliant" : Toni Morrison remembers Toni Cade Bambara / Valerie Boyd ; The making of paper (for Toni Cade Bambara) / Nikky Finney --
[Pt.] III: "Making revolution irresistible". From The Vietnam notebooks / Toni Cade Bambara ; Toni / Amiri Baraka ; Cuba / Jayne Cortez ; Toni Cade Bambara, black feminist foremother / Beverly Guy-Sheftall ; At the edges of the world / Paula J. Giddings ; How do you measure a revolution? : lessons learned from Toni Cade / Farah Jasmine Griffin ; Drive this thing / Kristin Hunter Lattany --
[Pt.] IV: Teaching usable truths. From "The children who get cheated" / Toni Cade Bambara ; Dear Toni / Audre Lorde ; We drove together : remembering Toni Cade Bambara / Nikki Giovanni ; Lessons in boldness, 101 / Linda Janet Holmes ; A timeless truthteller / Jan Carew ; T.C.B.--taking care of business / Pepsi Charles ; The feeling of transport / Rudolph Byrd ; Teaching Toni Cade Bambara teaching : learning with the children in Toni Cade Bambara's "The lesson" / Abena P.A. Busia ; Toni Cade Bambara / Ruby Dee --
[Pt.] V: Guerrilla filmmaking. "Why black cinema? (1987)" / Toni Cade Bambara ; Asserting my in(ter)dependence : the evolution of NO! / Aishah Shahidah Simmons ; Things that Toni taught me / Frances Negrón-Muntaner --
[Pt.] VI: "Have to be whole to see whole". From Deep sightings and rescue missions / Toni Cade Bambara ; Toni Cade Bambara : a political life of the spirit / Bettina Aptheker ; Toni Cade Bambara to the bone : cultural worker in the black world and the South / Malaika Adero ; Terror at home : naturalized victimization in Those bones are not my child / Rebecca Wanzo ; "something more powerful than skepticism" / Avery F. Gordon ; Remembering and honoring Toni Cade Bambara / Sonia Sanchez.
Responsibility: edited by Linda Janet Holmes and Cheryl A. Wall.
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"This is a moving tribute to a seminal figure of American literature whose work continues to resonate." Booklist Oct. 07 "Nikki Giovanni, Amiri Baraka, Pearl Cleage and other African American Read more...

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