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The source of self-regard : selected essays, speeches, and meditations / Toni Morrison.

Morrison, Toni, (author.).

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Summary:

"One of the most celebrated and revered writers in the history of American literature  gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades." --Jacket.
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Columbia Gorge Community College Library 814.54 MORRI 2019 (Text) 39705000028984 Main Collection Book None 03/19/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525521037
  • ISBN: 0525521038
  • Physical Description: ix, 354 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-354).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. The foreigner's home. The dead of September 11 -- The foreigner's home -- Racism and fascism -- Home -- Wartalk -- The war on error -- A race in mind: the press in deed -- Moral inhabitants -- The price of wealth, the cost of care -- The habit of art -- The individual artist -- Arts advocacy -- Sarah Lawrence commencement address -- The slavebody and the blackbody -- Harlem on my mind: contesting memory: meditation on museums, culture, and integration -- Women, race, and memory -- Literature and public life -- The Nobel lecture in literature -- Cinderella's stepsisters -- The future of time: literature and diminished expectations -- Interlude black matter(s). Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Race matters -- Black matter(s) -- Unspeakable things unspoken: the Afro-American presence in American literature -- Academic whispers -- Gertrude Stein and the difference she makes -- Hard, true, and lasting -- Part II. God's language. James Baldwin eulogy -- The site of memory -- God's language -- Grendel and his mother -- The writer before the page -- The trouble with paradise -- On "Beloved" -- Chinua Achebe -- Introduction of Peter Sellars -- Tribute to Romare Bearden -- Faulkner and women -- The source of self-regard -- Rememory -- Memory, creation, and fiction -- Goodbye to all that: race, surrogacy, and farewell -- Invisible ink: reading the writing and writing the reading.
Summary, etc.:
"One of the most celebrated and revered writers in the history of American literature  gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades." --Jacket.
Subject: American essays.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
Essays > Women authors.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American > Women authors.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American > African American authors.
Meditations > African American authors.
Meditations > Women authors.
Genre: Speeches.
Essays.
Meditations.

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