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

Morrison, Toni, (author.). Turpin, Bahni, (narrator.).

Summary:

The most celebrated and revered writer of recent times releases a new non-fiction collection: a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984840455
  • ISBN: 1984840452
  • Physical Description: 13 audio discs (approximately 16 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 prince 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 MATTERS. 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 -- Memory, creation, and fiction -- Goodbye to all that: race, surrogacy, and farewell -- Invisible ink: reading the writing and writing the reading.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Bahni Turpin.
Summary, etc.:
The most celebrated and revered writer of recent times releases a new non-fiction collection: a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.
Subject: Morrison, Toni.
American essays.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American > African American authors.
Essays > Women authors.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American > Women authors.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / African American.
Audiobooks > Compact discs.
Genre: Essays.
Speeches.
Meditations.
Audiobooks.
Sound recordings.
Drama.

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