Maya Angelou

For black women the neglect of their histories and their literary works has been devastating , although a change occurred in the 1970s and 1980s , when Alice Walker , Toni Morrison , Toni Cade Bambara , Maya Angelou , and so many other ...

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Critically examines Angelou's five autobiographical novels, bringing in important comparative figures in African American literature and in autobiography.

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Maya Angelou
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Mary Jane Lupton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Critically examines Angelou's five autobiographical novels, bringing in important comparative figures in African American literature and in autobiography.
Maya Angelou
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Harold Bloom
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Presents a collection of critical essays which discuss the major works of the African American poet.
Maya Angelou
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Vicki Cox, Miles Shapiro
Categories: African American authors
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Each title features: - In Their Own Words boxes offering selected quotations from the subject - Did You Know? boxes that highlight fascinating facts about each person - Chronology, suggestions for further reading, and a listing of related Web sites. - A final chapter that delves into the legacy of
Maya Angelou's I Know why the Caged Bird Sings
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Joanne M. Braxton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American
Maya Angelou's I Know why the Caged Bird Sings
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Harold Bloom
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Includes a brief biography of Maya Angelou, thematic and structural analysis of the work, critical views, and an index of themes and ideas.