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Thomas and Beulah : poems

Author: Rita Dove
Publisher: Pittsburgh : Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Event -- Variation on Pain -- Jiving -- Straw Hat -- Courtship -- Refrain -- Variation on Guilt -- Nothing Down -- The Zeppelin Factory -- Under the Viaduct, 1932 -- Lightnin' Blues -- Compendium -- Definition in the Face of Unnamed Fury -- Aircraft -- Aurora Borealis -- Variation on Gaining a Son -- One Volume Missing -- The Charm -- Gospel -- Roast Possum -- The Stroke -- The Satisfaction Coal Company --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dove, Rita.
Thomas and Beulah.
Pittsburgh : Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)563570612
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Dove
ISBN: 0887480209 9780887480201 0887480217 9780887480218
OCLC Number: 24955131
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 1987.
Description: 79 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Mandolin : The event ; Variation on pain ; Jiving ; Straw hat ; Courtship ; Refrain ; Variation on guilt ; Nothing down ; The zeppelin factory ; Under the viaduct ; Lightnin' blues ; Compendium ; Definition in the face of unnamed fury ; Aircraft ; Aurora borealis ; Variation on gaining a son ; One volume missing ; The charm ; Gospel ; Roast possum ; The stroke ; The satisfaction coal company ; Thomas at the wheel --
II. Canary in bloom : Taking in wash ; Magic ; Courtship diligence ; Promises ; Dusting ; A hill of beans ; Weathering out ; Motherhood ; Anniversary ; The house on Bishop Street ; Daystar ; Obedience ; The great palaces of Versailles ; Pomade ; Headdress ; Sunday greens ; Recovery ; Nightmare ; Wingfoot Lake ; Company ; The Oriental ballerina.
Responsibility: by Rita Dove.

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The Event -- Variation on Pain -- Jiving -- Straw Hat -- Courtship -- Refrain -- Variation on Guilt -- Nothing Down -- The Zeppelin Factory -- Under the Viaduct, 1932 -- Lightnin' Blues -- Compendium -- Definition in the Face of Unnamed Fury -- Aircraft -- Aurora Borealis -- Variation on Gaining a Son -- One Volume Missing -- The Charm -- Gospel -- Roast Possum -- The Stroke -- The Satisfaction Coal Company -- Thomas at the Wheel.

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