In addition to her six volumes of autobiography, Maya Angelou has written several volumes of poetry, including On the Pulse of the Morning for the inauguration of President Clinton. She has a life-time appointment as Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University.
In addition to her six volumes of autobiography, Maya Angelou has written several volumes of poetry, including On the Pulse of the Morning for the inauguration of President Clinton. She has a life-time appointment as Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University. See less
The following is a personality profile of Maya Angelou based on her work.
Maya Angelou is social, unpretentious and can be perceived as compulsive.
She is intermittent, she has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. She is laid-back as well: she appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Maya Angelou is also empathetic: she feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around her. She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done.
Although Maya Angelou never truly disappoints, I was not quite as taken with this book as I have been with the others. I ordered it when she passed, hoping to consider myself among the "daughters" ... Read More
Ironically I finished this book the day that the world learned that Maya Angelou has died . . . this was a good peek into the few years Dr. Angelou spent in Ghana. It provides insight into a world ... Read More
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