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The Resource Collected poems : 1974-2004, Rita Dove

Collected poems : 1974-2004, Rita Dove

Label
Collected poems : 1974-2004
Title
Collected poems
Title remainder
1974-2004
Statement of responsibility
Rita Dove
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rita Dove's Collected Poems 1974-2004 showcases the wide-ranging diversity that earned her a Pulitzer Prize, the position of U.S. poet laureate, a National Humanities Medal, and a National Medal of Art. Gathering thirty years and seven books, this volume compiles Dove's fresh reflections on adolescence in The Yellow House on the Corner and her irreverent musings in Museum. She sets the moving love story of Thomas and Beulah against the backdrop of war, industrialization, and the civil right struggles. The multifaceted gems of Grace Notes, the exquisite reinvention of Greek myth in the sonnets of Mother Love, the troubling rapids of recent history in On the Bus with Rosa Parks, and the homage to America's kaleidoscopic cultural heritage in American Smooth all celebrate Dove's mastery of narrative context with lyrical finesse. With the “precise, singing lines” for which the Washington Post praised her, Dove has created fresh configurations of the traditional and the experimental;(Poetry magazine)
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dove, Rita
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3554
LC item number
.O884 2016
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • African American women
Label
Collected poems : 1974-2004, Rita Dove
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sightseeing
  • Early on the Tel Aviv-Haifa freeway
  • Why i turned Vegetarian
  • Eastern European Eclogues
  • Flirtation
  • Exeunt the viols
  • The left-handed cellist
  • Lines muttered in sleep
  • Primer for the nuclear age
  • Parsley
  • Missing
  • Upon meeting Don L. Lee, in a dream
  • Demeter's prayer Hades
  • VII.
  • Her Island
  • On the bus with Rosa Parks (1999)
  • Cameos
  • July 1925-NIght-Birth-Lake Erie Skyline, 1930 -depression years -homework-graduation, grammer school-painting the town-Easter sunday, 1940-Nightwathh. The son.
  • Freedom: Birds-eye view
  • Singsong
  • I cut my finger on purpose
  • Parlor
  • "Teach us to number our days"
  • First book
  • Maple Valley Branch Library, 1967
  • Freedom: Birds-eye view
  • Testimonial
  • Dawn revisted
  • Black on a saturday night
  • My mother enters the work force
  • Musician talks about process
  • Sunday
  • Camel comes to us from the Barbarians
  • Nigger song: An odyssey
  • Venus of Willendorf
  • Incarnation in Pheonix
  • Revenant
  • Best Western motor lodge, AAA approved
  • Revenant
  • On Veronica
  • There came a soul
  • Peach orchard
  • Against repose
  • Against self-pity
  • .II
  • Gotterdammerung
  • Ghost walk
  • Lady freedom among us
  • For Sophie, who'll be in first grade in the year 2000
  • Evening primrose
  • Evening primrose
  • Reverie in open air
  • Sic Itur ad Astra
  • Count to ten and we'll be there
  • Eliza, Age 10, Harlem
  • Five elephants
  • Lullaby
  • Driving through
  • Desert backyard
  • Desk dreams
  • Now
  • Against flight
  • Looking up from the page, I am reminded of this mortal coil
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index of titles and first lines
  • Geometry
  • Champagne
  • Night watch
  • Secret gardem
  • Yellow house on the corner (1980)
  • Suit for Augustus
  • 1963
  • D.C.
  • Planning the perfect evening
  • Augustus observes the sunset
  • Wake
  • Back
  • III
  • Belinda's petetion
  • House slave
  • I.
  • David Walker (1785-1830)
  • Abduction
  • Transport of slaves from Maryland to Mississippi
  • Pamela
  • Someone's blood
  • Cholera
  • Slave's critique of practical reason
  • Kenucky
  • IV
  • Adolescence-I
  • This life
  • Adolescence-II
  • Adolescence-III
  • Boast
  • Kadava Kumbis devise a way to Marry for love
  • Spy
  • First kiss
  • Then came flowers
  • Pearls
  • Nexus
  • V
  • Bird frau
  • Notes from a Tunisian journal
  • Sahara bus trip
  • For Kazuko
  • Beauty and the beast
  • His shirt
  • Great Uncle Beefheart
  • Son
  • Corduroy road
  • O
  • Museum
  • Robert Schumann, Or: Musical genius begins with affliction
  • I.
  • Hill has something to say
  • Fish in the stone
  • Ants of argos
  • Pithos
  • Nestor's bathtub
  • Hill has something to say
  • Copper beech
  • Tou Wan speaks to her husband, Liu Sheng
  • Catherine of Alexandria
  • Happenstance
  • Catherine of Siena
  • Receiving the Stigmata
  • Boccaccio: The plague years
  • Fiammetta breaks her place
  • II.
  • In the Bulrush
  • November for beginners
  • Reading Holderlin on the patio with the aid of a dictionary
  • Shakespeare Say
  • Three days of forest, a river, free
  • Small town
  • Banneker
  • In the Bulrush
  • Felft
  • Ike
  • Agosta the winged man and Rasha the black dove
  • At the German writers conference in Munich
  • III.
  • My father's telescope
  • Grape sherbet
  • Roses
  • Snow king
  • Sunday night at grandfather's
  • Centipede
  • My father's telescope
  • Song.summer
  • Anti-father
  • To bed
  • Father out walking on the lawn
  • IV.
  • Primer for the nuclear age
  • Sailor in Africa
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 432 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780393285949
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016007501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • sky279912039
  • (OCoLC)921868599
  • 930892
Label
Collected poems : 1974-2004, Rita Dove
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sightseeing
  • Early on the Tel Aviv-Haifa freeway
  • Why i turned Vegetarian
  • Eastern European Eclogues
  • Flirtation
  • Exeunt the viols
  • The left-handed cellist
  • Lines muttered in sleep
  • Primer for the nuclear age
  • Parsley
  • Missing
  • Upon meeting Don L. Lee, in a dream
  • Demeter's prayer Hades
  • VII.
  • Her Island
  • On the bus with Rosa Parks (1999)
  • Cameos
  • July 1925-NIght-Birth-Lake Erie Skyline, 1930 -depression years -homework-graduation, grammer school-painting the town-Easter sunday, 1940-Nightwathh. The son.
  • Freedom: Birds-eye view
  • Singsong
  • I cut my finger on purpose
  • Parlor
  • "Teach us to number our days"
  • First book
  • Maple Valley Branch Library, 1967
  • Freedom: Birds-eye view
  • Testimonial
  • Dawn revisted
  • Black on a saturday night
  • My mother enters the work force
  • Musician talks about process
  • Sunday
  • Camel comes to us from the Barbarians
  • Nigger song: An odyssey
  • Venus of Willendorf
  • Incarnation in Pheonix
  • Revenant
  • Best Western motor lodge, AAA approved
  • Revenant
  • On Veronica
  • There came a soul
  • Peach orchard
  • Against repose
  • Against self-pity
  • .II
  • Gotterdammerung
  • Ghost walk
  • Lady freedom among us
  • For Sophie, who'll be in first grade in the year 2000
  • Evening primrose
  • Evening primrose
  • Reverie in open air
  • Sic Itur ad Astra
  • Count to ten and we'll be there
  • Eliza, Age 10, Harlem
  • Five elephants
  • Lullaby
  • Driving through
  • Desert backyard
  • Desk dreams
  • Now
  • Against flight
  • Looking up from the page, I am reminded of this mortal coil
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index of titles and first lines
  • Geometry
  • Champagne
  • Night watch
  • Secret gardem
  • Yellow house on the corner (1980)
  • Suit for Augustus
  • 1963
  • D.C.
  • Planning the perfect evening
  • Augustus observes the sunset
  • Wake
  • Back
  • III
  • Belinda's petetion
  • House slave
  • I.
  • David Walker (1785-1830)
  • Abduction
  • Transport of slaves from Maryland to Mississippi
  • Pamela
  • Someone's blood
  • Cholera
  • Slave's critique of practical reason
  • Kenucky
  • IV
  • Adolescence-I
  • This life
  • Adolescence-II
  • Adolescence-III
  • Boast
  • Kadava Kumbis devise a way to Marry for love
  • Spy
  • First kiss
  • Then came flowers
  • Pearls
  • Nexus
  • V
  • Bird frau
  • Notes from a Tunisian journal
  • Sahara bus trip
  • For Kazuko
  • Beauty and the beast
  • His shirt
  • Great Uncle Beefheart
  • Son
  • Corduroy road
  • O
  • Museum
  • Robert Schumann, Or: Musical genius begins with affliction
  • I.
  • Hill has something to say
  • Fish in the stone
  • Ants of argos
  • Pithos
  • Nestor's bathtub
  • Hill has something to say
  • Copper beech
  • Tou Wan speaks to her husband, Liu Sheng
  • Catherine of Alexandria
  • Happenstance
  • Catherine of Siena
  • Receiving the Stigmata
  • Boccaccio: The plague years
  • Fiammetta breaks her place
  • II.
  • In the Bulrush
  • November for beginners
  • Reading Holderlin on the patio with the aid of a dictionary
  • Shakespeare Say
  • Three days of forest, a river, free
  • Small town
  • Banneker
  • In the Bulrush
  • Felft
  • Ike
  • Agosta the winged man and Rasha the black dove
  • At the German writers conference in Munich
  • III.
  • My father's telescope
  • Grape sherbet
  • Roses
  • Snow king
  • Sunday night at grandfather's
  • Centipede
  • My father's telescope
  • Song.summer
  • Anti-father
  • To bed
  • Father out walking on the lawn
  • IV.
  • Primer for the nuclear age
  • Sailor in Africa
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 432 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780393285949
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016007501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • sky279912039
  • (OCoLC)921868599
  • 930892

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