In the 1970s she wrote screenplays, composed scores, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize as a screenwriter, appeared on television and in films and published. She is renowned for her series of autobiographies, the most famous being I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which was nominated for a National Book Award in 1970. The list of her published verse, non-fiction, and fiction now includes more than 30 bestselling titles.
Dr. Angelou has served on two presidential committees, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Arts in 2000, the Lincoln Medal in 2008, and has received 3 Grammy Awards. Dr. Angelou has received over 30 honorary degrees and is Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University.
Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) was a British artist and designer associated with the Pre-Raphaelites, who worked closely with William Morris on a wide range of decorative arts. His work was focused on ideals of beauty, and on art itself as an object of beauty.
Burne-Jones was closely involved in the rejuvenation of the tradition of stained glass art in England where his work can be found in cathedrals.
Heavily inspired by Dante Gabriel Rossetti he was rediscovered in the 20th Century, and became the subject of major exhibitions in the late 20th Century at the Barbican Art Gallery London, Tate exhibit and on the 100th anniversary of his death at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1998, before traveling to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the Musee d'Orsay, Paris.