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Grace notes : poems

Author: Rita Dove; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [1989] ©1989
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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With this her fourth book of poems - her first since winning the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in poetry - Rita Dove expands her role as a leading voice in contemporary American letters. The title of the collection serves as an umbrella for the intimate concerns expressed in the forty-eight poems ; in music, grace notes are those added to the basic melody, the embellishments that - if played or sung at the right moment with  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Dove; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0393027198 9780393027198 0393306968 9780393306965
OCLC Number: 19325722
Description: xiii, 73 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Summit beach, 1921--Silos--Fifth grade autobiography--(etc.)
Responsibility: by Rita Dove.

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The fourth collection of poetry from Pullitzer Prize winner Rita Dove.  Read more...

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What will impress readers most about "Grace Notes" is [Dove's] craftsmanship, the richness of her imagery, the delicacy and sureness of her ear. She is moving steadily toward an absolute mastery of Read more...

 
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