Savoring the Salt: The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

Savoring the Salt: The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

by Linda J Holmes
     
 

ISBN-10: 1592136257

ISBN-13: 9781592136254

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

Publisher: Temple University Press

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 culture in the last quarter of the twentieth century.

Overview

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 culture in the last quarter of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592136254
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Savoring the Salt: The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara
Edited by
Linda J. Holmes and Cheryl A. Wall
With a Foreword by Pearl Cleage
July 2006
Annotation:
• means previously published

Savoring the Salt: The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara
 Table of Contents

Foreword            Pearl Cleage

Linda J. Holmes and
Cheryl 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 Translation

Valerie 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 Notebooks

Jayne 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 Truths

Toni 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 Negrón-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 Spirit

Avery Gordon        "something more powerful than skepticism"*

Sonia Sanchez        "Remembering and Honoring Toni Cade Bambara" [Poem]*

 

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