By Therese Steffen
Rita Dove (b. 1952) was once elected Poet Laureate--the first ever African-American to carry the position--in 1993, in attractiveness of labor that mixes racially delicate commentary with searing and instant own adventure. She is healthier recognized for her massive physique of poetry, even supposing she has additionally been well-known for her many accomplishments in drama and fiction, written in either German and English. Crossing Color, written by way of a widely known Americanist within the eu neighborhood, is the 1st full-length severe learn supplying a entire biographic and literary portrait of Rita Dove and her work.
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