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Maya Angelou's I know why the caged bird sings : a casebook

Author: Joanne M Braxton; Maya Angelou
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Casebooks in contemporary fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Perhaps more than any other single text, Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" helped to establish the audience and the 'mainstream' status of the renaissance in black women's writing.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne M Braxton; Maya Angelou
ISBN: 0195116062 9780195116069 0195116070 9780195116076
OCLC Number: 38468364
Description: x, 162 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Symbolic geography and psychic landscapes: a conversation with Maya Angelou / Joanne M. Braxton --
Initiation and self-discovery / Dolly A. McPherson --
Learning to live : when the bird breaks from the cage / Opal Moore --
Reembodying the self : representations of rape in Incidents in the life of a slave girl and I know why the caged bird sings / Mary Vermillion --
Racial protest, identity, words, and form / Pierre A. Walker --
Paths to escape / Susan Gilbert --
Death as metaphor of self / Liliane K. Arensberg --
Singing the Black mother : Maya Angelou and the autobiographical community / Mary Jane Lupton --
Maya Angelou : an interview / Claudia Tate.
Series Title: Casebooks in contemporary fiction.
Responsibility: edited by Joanne M. Braxton.
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Could be easily enjoyed by scholars, students, and other interested readers... Such a series is timely and necessary, and illustrates the growing importance of ethnic American literature in education Read more...

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