Bibliography (Masterplots II: Christian Literature)
Sources for Further Study
Angelou, Maya. Collected Autobiographies. New York: Modern Library, 2004. A compilation of Angelou’s six acclaimed autobiographies, unabridged.
Angelou, Maya. Conversations with Maya Angelou. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1989. Reprinted interviews from 1971 to 1988 reveal Angelou’s indomitable, nonconformist spirit and insistent survivor’s drive as she created her identity and found her place in America.
Hagen, Lyman B. Heart of a Woman, Mind of a Writer, and Soul of a Poet: A Critical Analysis of the Writings of Maya Angelou. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1996. Hagen aspires to validate Angelou’s prominent status in his effusive presentation of “layers and depth” within her eclectic canon of messages or “sermons.” Bibliography, index.
Lupton, Mary Jane. Maya Angelou: A Critical Companion. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998. Lupton discusses the structural and literary development in each volume of Angelou’s five-volume autobiography, arguing that Angelou transcends both the genre and the African American experience. Bibliography, index.
McPherson, Dolly. Order Out of Chaos: The Autobiographical Works of Maya Angelou. New York: Peter Lang, 1990. A critical study that...
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