Selected poems
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New York : Vintage Books, 1993.
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1st Vintage ed.
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xxvi, 210 pages ; 21 cm.
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Here in one volume is a selection of the extraordinary poems of Rita Dove, who, as the nation's Poet Laureate from 1993 to 1995, brought poetry into the lives of millions of people. Along with a new introduction and poem, Selected Poems comprises Dove's collections The Yellow House on the Corner , which includes a group of poems devoted to the themes of slavery and freedom; Museum , intimate ruminations on home and the world; and finally, Thomas and Beulah , winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1987, a verse cycle loosely based on her grandparents' lives. Precisely yet intensely felt, resonant with the voices of ordinary people, Rita Dove's Selected Poems is marked by lyric intensity and compassionate storytelling.
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Includes index.
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Here in one volume is a selection of the extraordinary poems of Rita Dove, who, as the nation's Poet Laureate from 1993 to 1995, brought poetry into the lives of millions of people. Along with a new introduction and poem, Selected Poems comprises Dove's collections The Yellow House on the Corner, which includes a group of poems devoted to the themes of slavery and freedom; Museum, intimate ruminations on home and the world; and finally, Thomas and Beulah, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1987, a verse cycle loosely based on her grandparents' lives. Precisely yet intensely felt, resonant with the voices of ordinary people, Rita Dove's Selected Poems is marked by lyric intensity and compassionate storytelling.
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Dove, R. (1993). Selected poems. 1st Vintage ed. New York: Vintage Books.

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Dove, Rita. 1993. Selected Poems. New York: Vintage Books.

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Dove, Rita, Selected Poems. New York: Vintage Books, 1993.

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Dove, Rita. Selected Poems. 1st Vintage ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1993. Print.

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