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Rita Dove on Twentieth-Century American Poetry

Friday, December 16, 2011

Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U .S. Poet Laureate, discusses The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry . Featuring poems both classic and contemporary, this collection reflects both a dynamic and cohesive portrait of modern American poetry and outlines its trajectory over the past century.

 

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Rita Dove
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Comments [2]

marguerite

Can you speak about Poetry Out Loud?

Dec. 16 2011 12:58 PM
Florry from nyc

After subscribing to Writer's Almanac I read a poem a day and writer's bios. Then, during a spirited time, I scaled back greatly, but visited the library stacks and reading birthday writer's poems, too, down the 800s away from Psychology. I started reading a few poems a day and checked out several books of poetry a week.
I <3 Poetry and can't live without it.

Dec. 16 2011 12:52 PM

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