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Understanding Rita Dove

Author: Pat Righelato
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2006.
Series: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding Rita Dove serves as a critical introduction to the poetry of the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who was also the first African American poet laureate of the United States. Through close readings of seven poetry collections, Pat Righelato offers detailed analyses of Rita Dove's thematic concerns and artistic development while bringing to light the musical sense of form and expression of history that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Rita Dove; Rita Dove; Rita Dove
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pat Righelato
ISBN: 1570036373 9781570036378
OCLC Number: 64098478
Description: 249 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: The yellow house on the corner : disclosures and connections --
Museum : bringing dark wood to life --
Thomas and Beulah : a dream deferred --
Grace notes : stepping off the tin roof into blue --
Mother love : can you hear the pipes playing? --
On the bus with Rosa Parks : living history --
Postscript : American smooth.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Responsibility: Pat Righelato.
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Presents an introduction to the poetry of the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer - Rita Dove - who was also the first African American poet laureate of the US. Charting Dove's evolution as a poet, this  Read more...

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