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Title:   " Maya Angelou: The Writer "

Maya Angelou: The Writer delves into the creative spirit that enables Ms. Angelou s words to "dance off the page." She talks of the incidents in her life that demanded to be put to paper and describes her regimen for working: five-to seven-hour days in an empty room, writing her manuscripts in longhand. She talks about her mentor, James Baldwin, who offered encouragement and challenge in her struggling days and was a great influence on her life and work. She calls poetry her refuge, "my soft and quiet place to crawl into." She recites, no performs, two of her favorite compositions, No Loser, No Weeper and And Still I Rise.">No Loser, No Weeper and And Still I Rise.">Maya Angelou: The Writer delves into the creative spirit that enables Ms. Angelou s words to "dance off the page." She talks of the incidents in her life that demanded to be put to paper and describes her regimen for working: five-to seven-hour days in an empty room, writing her manuscripts in longhand. She talks about her mentor, James Baldwin, who offered encouragement and challenge in her struggling days and was a great influence on her life and work. She calls poetry her refuge, "my soft and quiet place to crawl into." She recites, no performs, two of her favorite compositions, No Loser, No Weeper and And Still I Rise.

A NETCHE Production

Production Date:  1982
Length:  30 minutes
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Subject:  Biography Literature
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Series Title:  MAYA ANGELOU

 

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