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Savoring the salt : the legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

Savoring the salt : the legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

Author: Linda Janet Holmes; Cheryl A Wall
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

In Savoring the Salt, a host of poets, scholars, writers, political activists and filmmakers recall Toni Cade Bambara, a woman whose voice and vision played a vital role in shaping African American  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: 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: 964616498
Description: xvi, 292 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Savoring the Salt: The Legacy of Toni Cade BambaraEdited byLinda J. Holmes and Cheryl A. WallWith a Foreword by Pearl CleageJuly 2006Annotation: * means previously publishedSavoring the Salt: The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara Table of ContentsForeword Pearl CleageLinda J. Holmes andCheryl A. Wall Introduction Linda J. Holmes "Poised for the Light" Cheryl A. Wall "Toni's Obligato: Bambara and the African American Literary Tradition" Part I - Writing From Laughter, Writing From Rage Toni Cade Bambara "A Sort of Preface" from Gorilla, My Love* Salamishah Tillett "'Straight-Up Fiction': Sittin' Down with Gorilla, My Love"Kalamu ya Salaam "Searching for the Mother Tongue" *Eleanor Traylor "The Language of Soul in Toni Cade Bambara's Re/Conceived Academy"Anne Wicke Bambara in TranslationValerie Boyd "'She was just outrageously brilliant': Toni Morrison remembers Toni Cade Bambara"*Nikky Finney "The Making of Paper"*Part II - "Making Revolution Irresistible"Toni Cade Bambara From The Vietnam NotebooksJayne Cortez "Toni. . . she was who she was" Amiri Baraka "Make the Revolution!"* Beverly Guy-Sheftall Black Feminist Foremother *Paula J. Giddings "At the edge of the world" Farah Jasmine Griffin "How do you measure a revolution?"Kristin Hunter Lattany "Drive This Thing" Part III - Teaching Usable TruthsToni Cade Bambara From "The Children Who Got Cheated"*Audre Lorde "Dear Toni" [poem] *Nikki Giovanni "We Drove Together" Linda J. Holmes "Lessons in Boldness 101" Jan Carew "A Timeless Truthteller" Pepsi Charles "T.C.B. -- Taking Care of Business" Rudolph Byrd "The Feeling of Transport" Abena Busia "Teaching Toni Cade Bambara Teaching" Ruby Dee Poem* Part IV - Guerrilla Filmmaking Toni Cade Bambara "Why Black Cinema?"*Aishah Shadidah Simmons "Asserting My In(ter)dependence: The Evolution of No!" Frances Negron-Mutaner "Things That Toni Taught Me": A Filmmaker Reflects Part V - "Having to be whole to see whole"Toni Cade Bambara From Those Bones Are Not My Child* Bettina Aptheker Toni Cade Bambara: A Political Life of the SpiritAvery Gordon "something more powerful than skepticism"*Sonia Sanchez "Remembering and Honoring Toni Cade Bambara" [Poem]*
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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