Maya Angelou : adventurous spirit : from I know why the caged bird sings (1970) to Rainbow in the cloud, The wisdom and spirit of Maya Angelou (2014) / Linda Wagner-Martin.

"A revised and updated edition of a comprehensive biographical and critical reading of the works of American poet and memoirist Maya Angelou (1928-2014). Linda Wagner-Martin covers all six of Angelou's autobiographies, as well as her essay and poetry collections, whilst also exploring Ange...

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Online Access: Full Text (via EBSCO)
Main Author: Wagner-Martin, Linda (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2021.
Edition:Revised and updated edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Marguerite Annie Johnson, April 4, 1928
  • Ambivalence is not so easy
  • I know why the caged bird sings
  • Gather together in my name
  • Music, poetry, and being alive
  • Singin' and swingin' and gettin' merry like Christmas
  • The heart of a woman
  • Africa
  • A song flung up to heaven
  • Poems and the public spotlight
  • From autobiography to the essay
  • Maya Angelou as spirit leader
  • "Given to grace notes": words as music in Maya Angelou's writing
  • The last years.