Edited by
Cade Bambara, Toni, American, 1939 - 1995
Published by
New American Library, Inc., American, founded 1948
Written by
Giovanni, Nikki, American, born 1943
Lorde, Audre, American, 1934 - 1992
Marshall, Paule, American, born 1929
Walker, Alice, American, born 1944
Lincoln, Abbey, American, 1930 - 2010
Cade Bambara, Toni, American, 1939 - 1995
Patton, Gwendolyn M., American, born 1943
Covington, Francee, American
Brown, Carole
Lindsey, Kay, American
Williams, Sherley Anne, American, 1944 - 1999
Clark, Joanna
Grant, Joanne, American, 1930 - 2005
Sanders, Fran
Beal, Frances M., American, born 1940
Stokes, Gail, American
Bond, Jean Carey, American
Peery, Pat, American
Smart-Grosvenor, Vertamae, American, 1937 - 2016
White, Maude
Green, Joyce, American
Williams, Helen, American
Jones, Adele, American
Robinson, Pat, American
Boggs, Grace Lee, American, 1915 - 2015
Brehon, Helen Cade, American
Cook, Ann, American
Subject of
Baker, Ella, American, 1903 - 1986
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W x D: 7 × 4 3/16 × 11/16 in. (17.8 × 10.7 × 1.7 cm)
A paperback, fifth printing edition of The Black Woman: An Anthology published by New American Library. The front cover depicts a color headshot of a woman against a black background. The woman is depicted from the shoulders up, standing in profile with her head turned towards the viewer. She is looking over her proper left shoulder and her shoulders are nude. White text in the top right corner reads [The Black / Woman / AN ANTHOLOGY / BLACK WOMEN SPEAK OUT. / A BRILLIANT AND CHALLENGING / ASSEMBLY OF VOICES THAT / DEMAND TO BE HEARD. / EDITED AND WITH A PREFACE BY / TONI CADE]. Printed vertically in the top left corner is publisher and pricing information printed in white text that reads [SIGNET NON-FICTION · Q4317 · 95c] followed by the Signet logo of a circle divided with the letter [S]. The spine is black with white text. At the top is the Signet logo above the text [Q / 4317]. Below is the text [THE BLACK WOMAN An Anthology edited by Toni Cade]. At the bottom of the spine is the publisher's number [451-Q4317-095]. The back cover is white and has a synopsis of the book printed in black text. At the bottom is the publisher’s information, also printed in black text. The interior pages, two hundred and fifty-six (256) in total, front and back, are off-white paper with black type.
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Toni Cade Bambara
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