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Rita Dove

Poet (born 28-Aug-1952)


Earl G. Ingersoll. Conversations with Rita Dove. University Press of Mississippi. 2003. 198pp.

Malin Pereira. Rita Dove's Cosmopolitanism. University of Illinois Press. 2003. 224pp.

Therese Steffen. Crossing Color: Transcultural Space and Place in Rita Dove's Poetry, Fiction, and Drama. Oxford University Press. 2000. 239pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.73)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.288)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.199)

  9. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.419)

  10. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.66)

  11. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.87)

  12. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.254)

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