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- Autobiography 1970
Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings revolutionized the autobiographical genre by using fictional elements to portray Angelou's childhood experiences as a black girl in racist America. The book is a seminal work in African-American literature.
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Gale Literary Index
Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source.