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Playlist for the Apocalypse: Poems
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Rita Dove
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A piercing, unflinching new volume offers necessary music for our tumultuous present, from “perhaps the best public poet we have” (Boston Globe). In her first volume of new poems in twelve years, Rita Dove investigates the vacillating moral compass guiding America’s, and the world’s, experiments in democracy. Whether depicting the
The Best American Poetry 2021
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: David Lehman
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-28 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The 2021 edition of the leading collection of contemporary American poetry is guest edited by the former US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, providing renewed proof that this is “a ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune). Since 1988, The Best American Poetry series has been
On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Rita Dove
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-04-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A dazzling new collection by the former Poet Laureate of the United States. In these brilliant poems, Rita Dove treats us to a panoply of human endeavor, shot through with the electrifying jazz of her lyric elegance. From the opening sequence, "Cameos", to the civil rights struggle of the final
Sonata Mulattica: Poems
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Rita Dove
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-27 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Detailing the volatile relationship between the black violinist George Bridgetower and Beethoven, this is a "masterful collection" (Los Angeles Times). The son of a white woman and an “African Prince,” George Polgreen Bridgetower (1780–1860) travels to Vienna to meet “bad-boy” genius Ludwig van Beethoven. The great composer’s subsequent sonata is
Collected Poems: 1974-2004
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Rita Dove
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Finalist for the 2016 National Book Award Finalist for the 2017 NAACP Image Award Three decades of powerful lyric poetry from a virtuoso of the English language in one unabridged volume. Rita Dove’s Collected Poems 1974–2004 showcases the wide-ranging diversity that earned her a Pulitzer Prize, the position of U.S.