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The Resource Lost in language & sound, or, How I found my way to the arts : essays, Ntozake Shange

Lost in language & sound, or, How I found my way to the arts : essays, Ntozake Shange

Label
Lost in language & sound, or, How I found my way to the arts : essays
Title
Lost in language & sound, or, How I found my way to the arts
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Ntozake Shange
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this deeply personal book, the celebrated writer reflects on what it means to be an artist, a woman, and a woman of color through a beautiful combination of memoir and essay."--P. [2] of jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shange, Ntozake
Dewey number
  • 812/.54
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.H3324
LC item number
Z46 2011
Literary form
essays
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shange, Ntozake
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Creative ability
Label
Lost in language & sound, or, How I found my way to the arts : essays, Ntozake Shange
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
From analphabetic to script obsessed -- A history: For colored girls who have considered suicide / When the rainbow is enuf -- Unrecovered losses / Black theater traditions -- My pen is a machete -- Takin' a solo / A poetic possibility / A poetic imperative -- How I moved Anna Fierling to the southwest territories or my personal victory over the armies of western civilization -- Getting where I haveta be / The nature of collaboration in recent works -- Why I had to dance -- Movement / Melody / Muscle / Meaning / Mcintyre -- Did I hear the congregation say amen? -- A celebration of Black survival / Black dance America / Brooklyn Academy of Music / April 21-24, 1983 -- Bang on! -- 2 live crew -- The couch -- The dark room -- Dear daddy, "el amor que tu me das. . ." -- Ellie, who is my mother -- On silk -- In search of a home -- However you come to me -- Mr. Wrong -- Justice -- Porque tu no m'entrende? Whatcha mean you can't understand me? -- Letter to a young poet -- First love
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 144 p.
Isbn
9780312206161
Lccn
2011026770
System control number
  • sky239340248
  • (OCoLC)707969664
  • 810466
Label
Lost in language & sound, or, How I found my way to the arts : essays, Ntozake Shange
Publication
Contents
From analphabetic to script obsessed -- A history: For colored girls who have considered suicide / When the rainbow is enuf -- Unrecovered losses / Black theater traditions -- My pen is a machete -- Takin' a solo / A poetic possibility / A poetic imperative -- How I moved Anna Fierling to the southwest territories or my personal victory over the armies of western civilization -- Getting where I haveta be / The nature of collaboration in recent works -- Why I had to dance -- Movement / Melody / Muscle / Meaning / Mcintyre -- Did I hear the congregation say amen? -- A celebration of Black survival / Black dance America / Brooklyn Academy of Music / April 21-24, 1983 -- Bang on! -- 2 live crew -- The couch -- The dark room -- Dear daddy, "el amor que tu me das. . ." -- Ellie, who is my mother -- On silk -- In search of a home -- However you come to me -- Mr. Wrong -- Justice -- Porque tu no m'entrende? Whatcha mean you can't understand me? -- Letter to a young poet -- First love
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 144 p.
Isbn
9780312206161
Lccn
2011026770
System control number
  • sky239340248
  • (OCoLC)707969664
  • 810466

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