What moves at the margin : selected essays, reviews, and speeches (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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What moves at the margin : selected essays, reviews, and speeches

Author: Toni Morrison; Carolyn C Denard
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Uncorrected advance pages
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" ... contains three decades of Toni Morrison's writings about her work, her life, literature, and American society. The works included in this volume range from 1971, when Morrison was a new editor at Random House and a beginning novelist, to 2002 when she was an endowed professor at Princeton University and Nobel Laureate."--Page 4 of cover
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Named Person: Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison; Carolyn C Denard
ISBN: 9781604730173 160473017X
OCLC Number: 236121460
Description: xxv, 207 pages ; 21 cm
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.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison ; edited and with an introduction by Carolyn Denard.

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