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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Bloom's Guides) Paperback – January 1, 2004

ISBN-13: 978-0791077689 ISBN-10: 0791077683 Edition: annotated edition

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Product Details

  • Series: Bloom's Guides
  • Paperback: 100 pages
  • Publisher: Chelsea House Publications; annotated edition edition (January 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0791077683
  • ISBN-13: 978-0791077689
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,536,540 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Each attractive volume presents recent essays by noted critics who examine in detail aspects of a single literary work...Highly recommended for academic collections." --This text refers to the Library Binding edition.

About the Author

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University. He is the author of 30 books, including Shelley's Mythmaking (1959), The Visionary Company (1961), Blake's Apocalypse (1963), Yeats (1970), A Map of Misreading (1975), Kabbalah and Criticism (1975), Agon: Toward a Theory of Revisionism (1982), The American Religion (1992), The Western Canon (1994), and Omens of Millennium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection (1996). The Anxiety of Influence (1973) sets forth Professor Bloom's provocative theory of the literary relationships between the great writers and their predecessors. His most recent books include Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human (1998), a 1998 National Book Award finalist, How to Read and Why (2000), Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds (2002), Hamlet: Poem Unlimited (2003), Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? (2004), and Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine (2005). In 1999, Professor Bloom received the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Criticism. He has also received the International Prize of Catalonia, the Alfonso Reyes Prize of Mexico, and the Hans Christian Andersen Bicentennial Prize of Denmark. --This text refers to the Library Binding edition.

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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By L. Irby on October 15, 2008
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This is good book for a summary of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou that gives the characters and events of the reading for study and research that one could find any given chapter to support the ideas for an essay.
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