Editorial Reviews. Review. The audio version of Even the Stars Look Lonesome, a collection of unabridged essays read by Maya Angelou, plays . Even the Stars Look Lonesome [Maya Angelou] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I have written of the black American experience, which I. As in Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now, famed poet and author Angelou (I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) casts a keen eye inward and bares her.
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I think that is what I personally love about Maya Angelou, she unabashedly and without any sense of shame or shyness lays out her experiences in life and has something everybody can relate to on the human level. I repurchased because I gave the original to my sister-in-law.
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The last place Spring wants to be is in the rundown, coloured section of a hospital surrounded by the groans of sick people and the ghost of her dead sister. Little, Brown Calypso David Sedaris. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Her own art is in sharing with us the perceptions she has gained in her life journey.
Most of the essays are autobiographical and had previously appeared in other publications. In her unique, evfn way, she re-creates intimate personal experiences and gives us her wisdom on a wide variety of subjects. Her own world is outside in the mystery-locked canyon where, for the time of this story, she seems to find her own truth. And she sings the praises of sensuality.
Even The Stars Look Lonesome by Maya Angelou
A Book of Poems. I am always talking about the human condition in general and about society in particular. Along the way, it explores a far reaching range of social and cultural contexts, including but not limited to, sport, art, entertainment, politics, literature, history, music, theatre, cinema, education and criminal justice, sometimes at the same time.
View all 3 comments. The final two paragraphs of the final essay, “Even the Stars Look Lonesome” impacted me the most. Showing of 27 reviews. It is in the interludes between being in company that we talk to ourselves. This book i’m reading is about Maya Angelou mzya her life i learned that she writes poems ans as I read this book it tells me more about how her life was and how she loved and lived it. Whether she is exploring the intimacies of marriage or the passages of sensuality throughout a woman’s lifetime, raging against racism and violence or celebrating anyelou richness of Africa and its tribal art and culture, she is herself ever the “eager traveler.
Ik raad iedereen dit boek xtars, vol met wijze levenslessen, uit een uitzonderlijk en veelbewogen leven.
Even the Stars Look Lonesome
Part historical study, part autobiographical musing, part pop culture vivisection, it’s a comprehensive attempt to make sense of blackness from the vantage point of the hilarious and insightful psyche of Jeffrey Boakye.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Very well written and it certainly reads as extremely honest, even painfully so in places. She gives us a profile of Oprah. Audio Cassette Verified Purchase. In Carmen, half Swiss and half Persian, married Yeslam Bin Ladin and found herself inside the complex and vast clan of Bin Laden, part of a society that at that point she neither knew nor understood. I recommend reading anything by Maya Angelou you can find.
In her final essay in the book, Angelou uses the story of the prodigal son to emphasize the value of solitude: It’s on audible right now as part of their new channels feature. May 19, Claire rated it really liked it Shelves: