By Therese Steffen
Rita Dove (b. 1952) was once elected Poet Laureate--the first ever African-American to carry the position--in 1993, in popularity of labor that mixes racially delicate statement with searing and quick own adventure. She is better recognized for her enormous physique of poetry, even if she has additionally been famous for her many accomplishments in drama and fiction, written in either German and English. Crossing Color, written via a widely known Americanist within the eu neighborhood, is the 1st full-length serious learn providing a complete biographic and literary portrait of Rita Dove and her work.
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