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Readings on Maya Angelou

Author: Mary E Williams
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©1997.
Series: Greenhaven Press literary companion to American authors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Critical essays examine the life of African-American author Maya Angelou, and explore her use of autobiographical fiction.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Williams
ISBN: 1565106318 9781565106314 156510630X 9781565106307
OCLC Number: 35397790
Description: 158 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: How and Why I Write / Maya Angelou --
Angelou Has Paid for Her Success / Paul Rosenfield --
An Interview with Maya Angelou / Ken Kelley --
Listening to Maya Angelou / Walter Blum --
Angelou's Autobiographic Emphasis on Community in Caged Bird / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese --
African-American Women's Autobiography / Regina Blackburn --
Angelou's Continuing Autobiography Celebrates New Images of Black Women / Sondra O'Neale --
The Significance of Momma Henderson in Angelou's Autobiographies / Mary Jane Lupton --
Angelou's Fictional Persona Draws Strength from Life's Conflicts / Selwyn Cudjoe --
Angelou's Multivolume Autobiography is "a Poetic Adventure" / Joanne Braxton --
The Influence of Christianity on Maya Angelou's Work / Carla Washington --
Autobiography as Revolutionary Writing in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings / Suzette A. Henke --
Heroes and Villains in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings / James Craig Holte --
Style and Insight in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings / Ernece B. Kelly --
Death as Metaphor of Self in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings / Liliane K. Arensberg --
The Quest for Self-Acceptance in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings / Sidonie Ann Smith --
The Serious Business of Survival: Gather Together in My Name / Annie Gottlieb --
A Transitional Time: The Heart of a Woman / David Levering Lewis --
Maya Angelou's Poetry Creates Hope / Carol E. Neubauer.
Series Title: Greenhaven Press literary companion to American authors.
Other Titles: Maya Angelou
Responsibility: Mary E. Williams, book editor.

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Critical essays examine the life of African-American author Maya Angelou, and explore her use of autobiographical fiction.

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