The Resource The measure of our lives : a gathering of wisdom, Toni Morrison ; foreword by Zadie Smith, (electronic resource)

The measure of our lives : a gathering of wisdom, Toni Morrison ; foreword by Zadie Smith, (electronic resource)

Label
The measure of our lives : a gathering of wisdom
Title
The measure of our lives
Title remainder
a gathering of wisdom
Statement of responsibility
Toni Morrison ; foreword by Zadie Smith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This inspirational book juxtaposes quotations, one to a page, drawn from Toni Morrison's entire body of work, both fiction and nonfiction--from The Bluest Eye to God Help the Child, from Playing in the Dark to The Source of Self-Regard--to tell a story of self-actualization. It aims to evoke the totality of Toni Morrison's literary vision. Its sequence of flashes of revelation--remarkable for their linguistic felicity, keenness of psychological observation, and philosophical profundity--addresses issues of abiding interest in Morrison's work: the reach of language for the ineffable; transcendence through imagination; the self and its discontents; the vicissitudes of love; the whirligig of memory; the singular power of women; the original American sin of slavery; the bankruptcy of racial oppression; the humanity and art of black people"--
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Provided by publisher
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TEFOD
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Morrison, Toni
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.O8749
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smith, Zadie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures
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The measure of our lives : a gathering of wisdom, Toni Morrison ; foreword by Zadie Smith, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
A version of the foreword first appeared as "Daughters of Toni: A Remembrance" by Zadie Smith in PEN America as part of "Tribute to Toni Morrision (1931-2019)" on August 7, 2019
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525659303
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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f9b7762a-89af-45cc-acb3-52980dddc1ee
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1129443000
Label
The measure of our lives : a gathering of wisdom, Toni Morrison ; foreword by Zadie Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
A version of the foreword first appeared as "Daughters of Toni: A Remembrance" by Zadie Smith in PEN America as part of "Tribute to Toni Morrision (1931-2019)" on August 7, 2019
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525659303
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f9b7762a-89af-45cc-acb3-52980dddc1ee
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1129443000

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