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The source of self-regard : selected essays, speeches, and meditations

Author: Toni Morrison; Bahni Turpin
Publisher: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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"The source of self-regard is brimming with all the elegance of mind and style, the literary prowess and moral compass that are Toni Morrison's inimitable hallmark. It is divided into three parts: the first is introduced by a powerful prayer for the dead of 9/11; the second by a searching meditation on Martin Luther King Jr., and the last by a heart-wrenching eulogy for James Baldwin. In the writings and speeches  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Speeches
Meditations
Essays
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison; Bahni Turpin
ISBN: 9781984840479 1984840479
OCLC Number: 1066241065
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Bahni Turpin.
Description: 13 audio discs (16 hr., 3 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison.

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"The source of self-regard is brimming with all the elegance of mind and style, the literary prowess and moral compass that are Toni Morrison's inimitable hallmark. It is divided into three parts: the first is introduced by a powerful prayer for the dead of 9/11; the second by a searching meditation on Martin Luther King Jr., and the last by a heart-wrenching eulogy for James Baldwin. In the writings and speeches included here, Morrison takes on contested social issues: the foreigner, female empowerment, the press, money, "black matter(s)," and human rights. She looks at enduring matters of culture: the role of the artist in society, the literary imagination, the Afro-American presence in American literature, and in her Nobel lecture, the power of language itself. And here too is piercing commentary on her own work (including The Bluest Eye, Sula, Tar Baby, Jazz, Beloved, and Paradise) and that of others, among them, painter and collagist Romare Bearden, author Toni Cade Bambara, and theater director Peter Sellars. In all, The source of self-regard is a luminous and essential addition to Toni Morrison's oeuvre" -- Back of container.

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