Sound recording
1 sound cassette : analog, mono.
Maya Angelou reads some of her poetry and talks about herself and her accomplishments as a writer.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
209 p. ; 18 cm.
  • Just give me a cool drink of water 'fore I diiie
  • O pray my wings are gonna fit me well
  • And still I rise
  • Shaker, why don't you sing?
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xvi, 246 p. ; 24 cm.
Green Library
Video
1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Thirty years after she left it, Maya Angelou, poet, musician, and actress, returns to Stamps, Ark., the rural southern town where she grew up. She confronts the scenes of her past, turning over the leaves of memory to recount the inspirations and agonies of her youth in a segregated community.
Media & Microtext Center
Sound recording
1 sound disc (32 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ; 12 in.
  • No no no no
  • The calling of names
  • Letter to an aspiring junkie
  • Sepia fashion show
  • White liberals
  • Homewrecker's lament
  • RE: revolt
  • The 13's
  • Miss Scarlett
  • Harlem hopscotch
  • My guilt
  • No loser-no weeper
  • A dirge for Xmas
  • When I think about myself
  • Black ode
  • To a freedom fighter
  • To a husband ; Song of insecurity
  • The gamut
  • When you come to me
  • To a man
  • Faces
  • Remembering
  • In a time
  • Tears
  • The detached
  • My life has turned to blue
  • Let's majeste
  • On divers deviations
  • Poem III
  • Accident
  • Poem I.
Archive of Recorded Sound
Sound recording
1 sound disc : 33 1/3 rpm, stereo ; 12 in.
  • No no no
  • The calling of names
  • Letter to an aspiring junkie
  • Sepia fashion show
  • White liberals
  • Homewrecker's lament
  • Re: revolt
  • The 13's
  • Miss Scarlett
  • Harlem hopscotch
  • My guilt
  • No loser, no weeper
  • A dirge for Xmas
  • When I think about myself
  • Black ode
  • To a freedom fighter
  • To a husband
  • Song of insecurity
  • The gamut
  • When you come to me
  • To a man
  • Faces
  • Remembering
  • In a time
  • Tears
  • The detached
  • My life has turned to blue
  • Let's majeste
  • On divers deviations
  • Poem III
  • Accident
  • Poem I.
Archive of Recorded Sound
Book
273 p.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
1167 p. ; 21 cm.
  • I know why the caged bird sings
  • Gather together in my name
  • Singin' and swingin' and getting' merry like Christmas
  • The heart of a woman
  • All God's children need traveling shoes
  • A song flung up to heaven.
Green Library
Book
x, 162 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Symbolic geography and psychic landscapes : a conversation with Maya Angelou / Joanne M. Braxton
  • Initiation and discovery / Dolly McPherson
  • Learning to live : when the bird breaks from the cage / Opal Moore
  • Reembodying the self : representations of rape in 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 : Mary Angelou and autographical continuity / Mary Jane Lupton
  • Maya Angelou : an interview / Claudia Tate.
Perhaps more than any other 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 and thus to pave the way for the future success of Alice Walker, Terry McMillan, Sherley Anne Williams and perhaps even Toni Morrison. This volume is intended for use in the area where Angelou's first autobiography shows a continuing and flourishing readership, especially American autobiography, African-American literature, Women's Studies/Gender Studies and Cross-Cultural Studies. Along with Braxton's introduction and the Claudia Tate interview, the selected essays provide a range of critical approaches to the text.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Green Library
Sound recording
1 sound cassette : analog.
Maya Angelou leads a celebration to honor her son, Guy Johnson, on his fiftieth birthday. Features poetry recitings by Angelou, Johnson, and Janice Mirikitani.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Video
1 online resource (1 video file, 30 min. 27 sec.) : digital, stereo., sound, color. Sound: digital. Digital: video file; MPEG-4; Flash.
Topics discussed in the interview: --Writing through the black experience. --The human spirit in adversity. --Prose and poetry readings.
Book
112 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Since the publication of her first autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou has been celebrated as one of America's most important writers and her words are indelibly imprinted on the hearts of millions. Inspired by the woman who has inspired us all, Rainbow in the Cloud offers nearly 300 of Dr Angelou's wonderful quotes, organised in themed sections (including art, love, spirituality, womanhood, and life in the American South) - from sage advice and beautiful stanzas to humorous quips and pointed observations - drawn from each of her published works and from her celebrated (and much shared) social media posts. This collection also features special words of wisdom she shared often with her family, chosen by her son, Guy Johnson.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Mother of brown-ness / Margaret Walker
  • Look at us / Darryl Holmes
  • Boyz n search of their soular system / Eugene B. Redmond
  • To you / Langston Hughes
  • History of my people / Walter Dean Myers
  • window morning / Mwatabu Okantah
  • Destiny / Haki R. Madhubuti
  • I love the look of words / Maya Angelou
  • Africa you are beautiful / Rashidah Ismaili
  • Rhythms, harmonies, ancestors (a spirit rap) / Askia M. Touré
  • I am the creativity / Alexis De Veaux
  • Under the rainbow / Lucille Clifton
  • Who can be born black / Mari Evans.
Artwork and poems by such writers as Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Toure portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage.
Education Library (Cubberley)
Book
[32] p.
Maya Angelou's brave poem is illustrated by the paintings of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Angelou is well-known for her autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings". Biographies of the artists are included.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Green Library

15. The complete poetry [2015]

Book
xvii, 308 pages ; 25 cm
Throughout her illustrious career in letters, Maya Angelou gifted, healed, and inspired the world with her words. Now the beauty and spirit of those words live on in this new and complete collection of poetry that reflects and honors the writer's remarkable life.
Green Library

16. Woman.life.song [2000]

Music score
1 score (140 p.) ; 42 cm.
  • On youth / Maya Angelou
  • Breasts!! Song of the innocent wild-child / Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  • Edge ; Eve remembering / Toni Morrison
  • The mothership, when a good mother sails from this world / Clarissa Pinkola Estés
  • On maturity / Maya Angelou.
Music Library

17. Woman.life.song [2000]

Music score
1 vocal score (66 p.) ; 30 cm.
  • On youth (Maya Angelou)
  • Breasts!! : song of the innocent wild-child (Clarissa Pinkola Estés)
  • Edge (Toni Morrison)
  • Eve remembering (Toni Morrison)
  • The mothership : when a good mother sails from this world (Clarissa Pinkola Estés)
  • On maturity (Maya Angelou).
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Video
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 55 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
1992 Scripps/ ADF Award winner Donald McKayle (presented by Maya Angelou) reconstructs "Games" on the Chuck Davis' African American Dance Ensemble. Features step by step documentation of the creative process including rehearsals, interviews, and performance footage.
Book
44 p. ; 22 cm.
Tenderly, joyously, sometimes in sadness, sometimes in pain, Maya Angelou writes from the heart and celebrates life as only she has discovered it. In this moving volume of poetry, we hear the multi-faceted voice of one of the most powerful and vibrant writers of our time. "The wisdom, rue and humor of her storytelling are borne on a lilting rhythm completely her own, the product of a born writer's senses nourished on black church singing and preaching, soft mother talk and salty street talk, and on literature: James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Shakespeare and Gorki." -- "The New York Times Book Review." "Black, bitter and beautiful, she speaks of our survival." -- James Baldwin.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
various pagings
Green Library

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