Selected poems

Book Cover
Average Rating
Vintage Books,
Pub. Date:
1st Vintage ed.
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.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 244de3be-323d-53e7-0ac4-b792b6d3e657
Full title selected
Author dove rita
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2017-04-06 18:55:35PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 04:40:43AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Dove, Rita.
author_display Dove, Rita
available_at_aacpl Severna Park Library
collection_aacpl ADULT
detailed_location_aacpl Severna Park Library - Nonfiction
format_aacpl Book
format_category_aacpl Books
id 244de3be-323d-53e7-0ac4-b792b6d3e657
isbn 9780679750802
item_details ils:a34923|31997059747402|Severna Park Library - Nonfiction|811.54 DOVE|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jun 10, 2016|S-PK||
itype_aacpl Adult Nonfiction
last_indexed 2018-05-23T08:40:43.973Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl 811.54 DOVE
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Severna Park Library
primary_isbn 9780679750802
publishDate 1993
record_details ils:a34923|Book|Books|1st Vintage ed.|English|Vintage Books,|1993.|xxvi, 210 p. ; 21 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl ils:a34923|31997059747402|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||
subject_facet Dove, Rita
title_display Selected poems
title_full Selected poems / Rita Dove
title_short Selected poems
topic_facet Dove, Rita