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Selected Poems (Vintage)
Selected Poems - Vintage
Author: Rita Dove
ISBN-13: 9780679750802
ISBN-10: 0679750800
Publication Date: 9/28/1993
Pages: 240
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Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
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A collection of poems by Rita Dove, former nation's poet laureat, the youngest, as well as the first African-American chosen for the position. These poems comprise Dove's collections to include a group of poems devoted to the themes of slavery and freedom. Resonant with voices of ordinary people, Dove's selected poesm is marky by lyric intensity and compassionate storytelling.