We will read Maya Angelou's poetical works and prose works, paying attention to "the human spirit in adversity."
Maya Angelou, The Complete Collected Poems. Maya Angelou, The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou. Other readings to be supplied as handouts.
Reference books will be introduced in class.
Regular class attendance and active participation in discussion are required.
Class attendance / oral presentations / term paper
１．Maya Angelou: Life and background ２．Collections of poetry ３．Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie ４．Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well ５．And Still I Rise ６．Shaker, Why Don't You Sing? ７．I Shall Not Be Moved ８．Autobiographies ９．I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 10．Symbol of "caged bird" 11．Essays by Maya Angelou 12．Writers Talk: Maya Anglou (video) 13．Writing through the black experience 14．Prose and poetry readings 15．Maya Angelou and the fundamentalist South
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