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Dove, Rita.

Summary: A new collection by a much celebrated poet, former Poet Laureate of the United States Rita Dove. From the opening sequence, "Cameos," which probes the private griefs and dreams of a working-class family, to the emblematic grace of a living legend like Rosa Parks, who acquiesced to public life in order to "serve the public good," these poems explore the intersection of individual fates with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 DOV

Dove, Rita.

Summary: Prologues: Bridgetower -- Prologue of the rambling sort. Prodigy: (Re)naissance -- Capriccio -- Friedrich Augustus Bridgetower discovers the purposes of fatherhood -- Lines whispered to a pillow -- Recollection, preempted -- Paris, panting -- What doesn't happen -- Windsor -- Mrs. Papendiek's diary (1) -- Marine Pavilion, Brighthelmston -- Wardrobe lesson -- Mrs. Papendiek's diary (2) --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 DOV

Dove, Rita.

Summary: 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 DOV

Contents: Disc 1: Part of the story / Stephen Dobyns ; read by Isaiah Sheffer -- Second-hand man / read by Audra McDonald -- Disc 2: The man who could see radiance / John J. Clayton ; read by Paul Hecht -- Bush pigs / Richard Dooling ; read by Mark Nelson -- Disc 3: The smoker / David Schickler ; read by Robert Sean Leonard -- Night calls / Lisa Fugard ; read by the author.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SEL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.008 BES

Summary: An anthology of twentieth-century American poetry, featuring Wallace Stevens, T.S. Eliot, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Hayden, Gwendolyn Brooks, Derek Walcott, Adrienne Rich, John Ashbery, Anne Sexton, and many others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.508 PEN

Diva

Summary: L.A.'s sci-fi priestess is a unique talent. Los Angeles is a trip. And currently the music emanating from this West Coast dreamland are spinning heads like no others. Diva Dompe is central to this L.A. renaissance, having founded the fabulously costumed trio BlackBlack with her sister Lola; thrown down sinewy bass grooves as a member of the sadly missed Pocahaunted and grown into a key member...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Critical Heights 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC DIV