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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Rita Dove; Rita Dove; Rita Dove; Rita Dove|
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|Description:||ix, 207 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Negotiating blackness: Dove and the African American poetic tradition --
Miscegenation, the primal scene, and the incest motif in Dove's work --
Introducing the cultural mulatto in The Yellow House on the Corner --
Museum and cosmopolitanism --
Thomas and Beulah: starting at the "source" of the blues nomad --
The personal become myth: Grace Notes and Mother Love.
"The book's scope is not limited to Dove's poetry... It also includes an unexpected but welcome appendix, a 1998 interview with Dove that covers such wide ranging subjects as her relationship to the