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
Title remainder
or how I found my way to the arts : essays
Statement of responsibility
Ntozake Shange
Title variation
  • How I found my way to the arts
  • Lost in language and sound
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lost in language & sound is a vibrant and vital collection that celebrates the three most important muses in the life and work of Ntozake Shange--language, music, and dance. 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. She describes where her love for creative forces began--in her childhood home, a place where imagination reigned and boredom wasn't allowed. The essays tell stories ranging from the poignant origin of her celebrated play for colored girls to why Shange needed to deconstruct the English language to make that production work, from the intensity of the female experience and the black experience as separate entities to the difficulty of living both lives simultaneously; from the intense love of jazz bestowed on her by her father to a similar obsession with dance, which came from her mother. With deep sincerity, attention, and her legendary candor, Shange's collection progresses from the public arena to the private, gathering along the way the passions and insights of an author who writes with "such exquisite care and beauty that anybody can relate to her message" (Clive Barnes, the New York Times).--Container
Cataloging source
BBCAA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shange, Ntozake
Dewey number
  • 812/.54
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3569.H3324
LC item number
Z46 2012ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • memoirs
  • essays
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Allyson Johnson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, Allyson.
  • AudioGO (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shange, Ntozake
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Creative ability
  • Shange, Ntozake
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Creative ability
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not applicable
Label
Lost in language & sound : or how I found my way to the arts : essays, Ntozake Shange
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 4:10:00
  • "Sound Library"--Container
  • In container (17 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn769807571
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
4 audio discs (4 hr., 10 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781609989651
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
883761989650
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
SLD2624
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Lost in language & sound : or how I found my way to the arts : essays, Ntozake Shange
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 4:10:00
  • "Sound Library"--Container
  • In container (17 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn769807571
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
4 audio discs (4 hr., 10 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781609989651
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
883761989650
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
SLD2624
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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