Maya Angelou: The Iconic Self, 2nd Edition

  • Mary Jane Lupton
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  • ISBN-10: 1440837597
  • ISBN-13: 9781440837593
  • DDC: 818.5409
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book presents the extraordinary life and writings of Maya Angelou. It examines the changing viewpoints in her six autobiographies within the context of women's and African American autobiographies, with specific reference to the slave narrative and to contemporary fiction and film.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Life and Works of Maya Angelou.
2: The Genre of Autobiography.
3: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970).
4: Gather Together in My Name (1974).
5: Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas (1976).
6: The Heart of a Woman (1981).
7: All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes (1986).
8: A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002).
9: In Memoriam.
About the Author.