Rita Dove

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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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Sonata Mulattica

Friday, November 20, 2009

Rita Dove, former U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and musician, discusses Sonata Mulattica: Poems. It tells the story of the 19th-century virtuoso violinist, George Polgreen Bridgetower, who was friends with Ludwig van Beethoven until a rivalry for the same woman drove them apart.