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Maya Angelou

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Chelsea House Publishers, ©1998.
Series: Modern critical views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains twelve essays in which the authors provide critical perspectives on the works of twentieth-century American writer Maya Angelou, and includes a chronology, notes on the contributors, and a bibliography.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0791047822 9780791047828
OCLC Number: 38105676
Description: vii, 240 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The song of a caged bird: Maya Angelou's quest after self-acceptance / Sidonie Ann Smith --
Maya Angelou's I know why the caged bird sings and black autobiographical tradition / George E. Kent --
Displacement and autobiographical style in Maya Angelou's The heart of a woman / Carol E. Neubauer --
Reconstruction of the composite self: new images of black women in Maya Angelou's continuing autobiography / Sondra O'Neale --
Maya Angelou and the autobiographical statement / Selwyn R. Cudjoe --
Transcendence: the poetry of Maya Angelou / Priscilla R. Ramsey --
The daughter's seduction: sexual violence and literary history / Christine Froula --
Call and response: intertextuality in two autobiographical works by Richard Wright and Maya Angelou / Keneth Kinnamon --
A song of transcendence: Maya Angelou / Joanne M. Braxton --
Con artists and storytellers: Maya Angelou's problematic sense of audience / Françoise Lionnet --
Singing the black mother: Maya Angelou and autobiographical continuity / Mary Jane Lupton --
Maya Angelou: self and a song of freedom in the southern tradition / Carol E. Neubauer.
Series Title: Modern critical views.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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Contains twelve essays in which the authors provide critical perspectives on the works of twentieth-century American writer Maya Angelou, and includes a chronology, notes on the contributors, and a bibliography.

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