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Joyous Revolt : Toni Cade Bambara, Writer and Activist

By: Holmes, Linda.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Women Writers of Color: Publisher: Westport : ABC-CLIO, 2014Description: 1 online resource (252 p.).ISBN: 9780313050770.Subject(s): African American women authors -- Biography | Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography | Bambara, Toni CadeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Joyous Revolt : Toni Cade Bambara, Writer and ActivistDDC classification: 813/.54 | B Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Series Foreword by Joanne M. Braxton -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- One: At Home in Harlem -- Two: A Zone of Her Own -- Three: Bridges to Bambara -- Four: Cultural Worker on Southern Ground -- Five: From Atlanta to Vietnam -- Six: Making Dreams Work -- Seven: In the Sun, Resplendent -- Eight: Moving the Global Movement -- Nine: New Life in Film -- Ten: The Struggle Continues -- Appendix: A Call to Action -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U
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Summary: A Joyous Revolt: Toni Cade Bambara, Writer and Activist is the first-ever, full-length biography of a trailblazing artist who championed black women in her fiction as well as in her life. This incisive study provides a comprehensive treatment of Bambara's published and unpublished works, and it also documents her emerging vision of her role as an agent of change. The biography allows readers into the personal life of Bambara, offering personal insights into a woman with a strong public persona and friendships with other celebrated artists of her era. Perhaps most important for those
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Series Foreword by Joanne M. Braxton -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- One: At Home in Harlem -- Two: A Zone of Her Own -- Three: Bridges to Bambara -- Four: Cultural Worker on Southern Ground -- Five: From Atlanta to Vietnam -- Six: Making Dreams Work -- Seven: In the Sun, Resplendent -- Eight: Moving the Global Movement -- Nine: New Life in Film -- Ten: The Struggle Continues -- Appendix: A Call to Action -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U

V -- W -- Y -- Z

A Joyous Revolt: Toni Cade Bambara, Writer and Activist is the first-ever, full-length biography of a trailblazing artist who championed black women in her fiction as well as in her life. This incisive study provides a comprehensive treatment of Bambara's published and unpublished works, and it also documents her emerging vision of her role as an agent of change. The biography allows readers into the personal life of Bambara, offering personal insights into a woman with a strong public persona and friendships with other celebrated artists of her era. Perhaps most important for those

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<p> Linda Janet Holmes is a writer, independent scholar, and long-time women's health activist. Her published work includes the anthology Savoring the Salt: The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara .</p>

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