Film, Video Rita Dove Reads Her Poetry

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Title
Rita Dove Reads Her Poetry
Summary
Rita Dove reads her poems and discusses their sources with a small group of students. The poems are selected from Thomas and Beulah (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1986) which won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and from her earlier books: The Yellow House on the Corner (1980), Museum (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1983), and a book of short stories: Fifth Sunday (University Press of Virginia, 1985).
Event Date
January 26, 1989
Notes
-  Rita Dove, who was born in Akron, Ohio, was Poet Laureate of the United States from 1993-1995. She is Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia. Works include "Thomas and Beulah," which won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, "The Yellow House on the Corner," Museum" and a book of short stories, "Fifth Sunday."
Running Time
49 minutes 37 seconds
Online Format
video

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