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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
Showcases the diversity of the poet's work, including such topics as love, Greek myths, and America's kaleidoscopic cultural heritage
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dove, Rita
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3554.O884
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • African Americans
  • POETRY / American / African American
  • POETRY / Women Authors
  • Poetry
Label
Collected poems : 1974--2004, Rita Dove
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and 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
  • In the old neighborhood.
  • from
  • The yellow house on the corner
  • (1980): This life -- The bird frau -- Robert Schumann, or : musical genius begins with affliction -- Happenstance -- Small town -- The Snow King -- Sightseeing -- Upon meeting Don L. Lee, in a dream -- "Teach us to number our days" -- Nigger song : an odyssey -- Five elephants -- Geometry -- Champagne -- Night watch -- The secret garden -- A suite for Augustus : 1963 , D.C. , Planning the perfect evening , Augustus observes the sunset , Wake , Back -- Belinda's petition -- The house slave -- David Walker (1785-1830) -- The abduction -- The transport of slaves from Maryland to Mississippi -- Pamela -- Someone's blood -- Cholera -- The slave's critique of practical reason -- Kentucky, 1833 --Adolescence : I -- Adolescence : II -- Adolescence : III -- The boast -- The Kadava Kumbis devise a way to marry for love -- Spy -- First kiss -- Then came flowers -- Pearls -- Nexus -- Notes from a Tunisian journal -- The Sahara bus trip -- For Kazuko -- Beauty and the beast -- His shirt -- Great Uncle Beefheart -- The son -- Corduroy Road -- Ö. --
  • from
  • Museum
  • (1983):
  • The hill has something to say -- The fish in the stone -- The ants of Argos -- Pithos -- Nestor's bathtub -- The hill has something to say -- The copper beech -- Tou Wan speaks to her husband, Liu Sheng -- Catherine of Alexandria -- Catherine of Siena -- Receiving the stigmata -- Boccaccio : the plague years -- Fiammetta breaks her peace -- In the bulrush -- November for beginners -- Reading Hölderlin on the patio with the aid of a dictionary -- Shakespeare say -- Three days of forest, a river, free -- Banneker -- In the bulrush -- Delft -- Ike -- Agosta the Winged Man and Rasha the Black Dove -- At the German writers conference in Munich -- My father's telescope -- Grape sherbet -- Roses -- Sunday night at grandfather's -- Centipede -- My father's telescope -- Song. Summer -- Anti-father -- To bed -- A father out walking on the lawn -- Primer for the nuclear age -- The sailor in Africa -- Early morning 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. --
  • from
  • Thomas and Beulah
  • (1986):
  • Mandolin -- The event -- Variation on pain -- Jiving -- Straw hat -- Courtship -- Refrain -- Variation on guilt -- Nothing down -- The Zeppelin Factory -- Under the viaduct, 1932 -- Lightnin' blues -- Compendium -- Definition in the face of unnamed fury -- Aircraft -- Aurora Borealis -- Variation on gaining a son -- One volume missing -- The charm -- Gospel -- Roast possum -- The stroke -- The Satisfaction Coal Company -- Thomas at the wheel -- Canary in bloom -- Taking in wash -- Magic -- Courtship, diligence -- Promises -- Dusting -- A hill of beans -- Weathering out -- Motherhood -- Anniversary -- The house on Bishop Street -- Daystar -- Obedience -- The great palaces of Versailles -- Pomade -- Headdress -- Sunday greens -- Recovery -- Nightmare -- Wingfoot Lake -- Company -- The Oriental ballerina -- Chronology. --
  • Flash cards
  • Crab-boil
  • Hully gully
  • Fantasy and science fiction
  • Sisters
  • Uncle Millet
  • Poem in which I refuse contemplation
  • Mississippi
  • After storm
  • Watching Last Year at Marienbad at Roger Haggerty's house in Auburn, Alabama
  • from
  • Dog days, Jerusalem
  • Ozone
  • Turning thirty, I contemplate students bicycling home
  • Particulars
  • Your death
  • The wake
  • The other side of the house
  • Pastoral
  • Horse and tree
  • The breathing, the endless news
  • Grace notes
  • After reading Mickey in the Night Kitchen for the third time before bed
  • Genetic expedition
  • Backyard, 6 a.m.
  • Dedication
  • Ars poetica
  • Arrow
  • Stitches
  • In the museum
  • And counting
  • Dialectical romance
  • (1989):
  • Medusa
  • In a neutral city
  • Saints
  • Genie's prayer under the kitchen sink
  • The gorge
  • Canary
  • The island women of Paris
  • À l'Opéra
  • Obbligato
  • Lint
  • Summit Beach,1921
  • The royal workshops
  • On the road to Damascus
  • Old folk's home, Jerusalem. --
  • Silos
  • Fifth grade autobiography
  • The buckeye
  • Quaker oats
  • The search
  • Protection
  • The narcissus flower
  • Persephone abducted
  • Statistic : the witness
  • Grief : the Council
  • Mother love
  • Breakfast of champions
  • Golden oldie
  • Persephone in hell - Hades' pitch
  • from
  • Wiederkehr
  • Wiring home
  • The Bistro Styx
  • Blue days
  • Nature's itinerary
  • Sonnet in primary colors
  • Demeter mourning
  • Exit
  • Afield
  • Lost brilliance
  • Mother love
  • Political
  • Demeter, waiting
  • Lamentations
  • Teotihuacán
  • History
  • Used
  • Rusks
  • Missing
  • Demeter's prayer to Hades
  • Her island. --
  • (1995):
  • An intact world
  • Heroes
  • Primer
  • Party dress for a first born
  • Persephone, falling
  • Depression years
  • Homework
  • Graduation, grammar school
  • Painting the town
  • Easter Sunday, 1940
  • Nightwatch, the son
  • Freedom : bird's eye view
  • Singsong
  • I cut my finger once on purpose
  • Parlor
  • from
  • The first book
  • Maple Valley Branch Library, 1967
  • Freedom : birds' eye view
  • Testimonial
  • Dawn revisited
  • Black on a Saturday night
  • My mother enters the work force
  • Black on a Saturday night
  • The musician talks about "process"
  • Sunday
  • On the bus with Rosa Parks
  • The camel comes to us from the barbarians
  • The Venus of Willendorf
  • Incarnation in Phoenix
  • Revenant
  • Best Western Motor Lodge, AAA Approved
  • Revenant
  • On Veronica
  • There came a soul
  • The peach orchard
  • Against repose
  • (1999):
  • Against self-pity
  • Götterdämmerung
  • Ghost walk
  • Lady Freedom among us
  • For Sophie, who'll be in first grade in the year 2000
  • On the bus with Rosa Parks
  • Sit back, relax
  • "The situation is intolerable"
  • Freedom Ride
  • Climbing in
  • Cameos
  • Claudette Colvin goes to work
  • The enactment
  • Rosa
  • QE2, transatlantic crossing, third day
  • In the lobby of the Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C.
  • The pond, porch-view : six p.m., early spring. --
  • July 1925
  • Night
  • Birth
  • Lake Erie skyline, 1930
  • Quick
  • Brown
  • Fox
  • Heart to heart
  • Cozy apología
  • Soprano
  • Two for the Montrose Drive-In
  • Meditation at fifty yards, moving target
  • American smooth
  • Not welcome here
  • from
  • The castle walk
  • The passage
  • Noble Sissle's horn
  • Alfonzo prepares to go over the top
  • La Chapelle, 92nd Division, Ted
  • Variation on reclamation
  • The return of Lieutenant James Reese Europe
  • Ripont
  • Twelve chairs
  • Blues in half-tones, 3/4 time
  • American smooth
  • Chocolate
  • Bolero
  • Hattie McDaniel arrives at the Coconut Grove
  • Samba summer
  • Blues in half-tones, 3/4 time
  • Describe yourself in three words or less
  • The seven veils of Salomé
  • From your valentine
  • Rhumba
  • The sisters : swansong
  • (2004):
  • Evening primrose
  • Evening primrose
  • Reverie in open air
  • Sic itur ad astra
  • Count to ten and we'll be there
  • Eliza, age 10, Harlem
  • Lullaby
  • Driving through
  • Desert backyard
  • Desk dreams
  • Fox trot Fridays
  • Now
  • Against flight
  • Looking up from the page, I am reminded of this mortal coil.
  • Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index of titles and first lines
  • All Souls'
  • "I have been a stranger in a strange land"
  • Fox trot Fridays
  • Ta Ta Cha Cha
Control code
ocn921868599
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 432 pages
Isbn
9780393285949
Lccn
2016007501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026190493
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o921868599
  • (OCoLC)921868599
Label
Collected poems : 1974--2004, Rita Dove
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and 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
  • In the old neighborhood.
  • from
  • The yellow house on the corner
  • (1980): This life -- The bird frau -- Robert Schumann, or : musical genius begins with affliction -- Happenstance -- Small town -- The Snow King -- Sightseeing -- Upon meeting Don L. Lee, in a dream -- "Teach us to number our days" -- Nigger song : an odyssey -- Five elephants -- Geometry -- Champagne -- Night watch -- The secret garden -- A suite for Augustus : 1963 , D.C. , Planning the perfect evening , Augustus observes the sunset , Wake , Back -- Belinda's petition -- The house slave -- David Walker (1785-1830) -- The abduction -- The transport of slaves from Maryland to Mississippi -- Pamela -- Someone's blood -- Cholera -- The slave's critique of practical reason -- Kentucky, 1833 --Adolescence : I -- Adolescence : II -- Adolescence : III -- The boast -- The Kadava Kumbis devise a way to marry for love -- Spy -- First kiss -- Then came flowers -- Pearls -- Nexus -- Notes from a Tunisian journal -- The Sahara bus trip -- For Kazuko -- Beauty and the beast -- His shirt -- Great Uncle Beefheart -- The son -- Corduroy Road -- Ö. --
  • from
  • Museum
  • (1983):
  • The hill has something to say -- The fish in the stone -- The ants of Argos -- Pithos -- Nestor's bathtub -- The hill has something to say -- The copper beech -- Tou Wan speaks to her husband, Liu Sheng -- Catherine of Alexandria -- Catherine of Siena -- Receiving the stigmata -- Boccaccio : the plague years -- Fiammetta breaks her peace -- In the bulrush -- November for beginners -- Reading Hölderlin on the patio with the aid of a dictionary -- Shakespeare say -- Three days of forest, a river, free -- Banneker -- In the bulrush -- Delft -- Ike -- Agosta the Winged Man and Rasha the Black Dove -- At the German writers conference in Munich -- My father's telescope -- Grape sherbet -- Roses -- Sunday night at grandfather's -- Centipede -- My father's telescope -- Song. Summer -- Anti-father -- To bed -- A father out walking on the lawn -- Primer for the nuclear age -- The sailor in Africa -- Early morning 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. --
  • from
  • Thomas and Beulah
  • (1986):
  • Mandolin -- The event -- Variation on pain -- Jiving -- Straw hat -- Courtship -- Refrain -- Variation on guilt -- Nothing down -- The Zeppelin Factory -- Under the viaduct, 1932 -- Lightnin' blues -- Compendium -- Definition in the face of unnamed fury -- Aircraft -- Aurora Borealis -- Variation on gaining a son -- One volume missing -- The charm -- Gospel -- Roast possum -- The stroke -- The Satisfaction Coal Company -- Thomas at the wheel -- Canary in bloom -- Taking in wash -- Magic -- Courtship, diligence -- Promises -- Dusting -- A hill of beans -- Weathering out -- Motherhood -- Anniversary -- The house on Bishop Street -- Daystar -- Obedience -- The great palaces of Versailles -- Pomade -- Headdress -- Sunday greens -- Recovery -- Nightmare -- Wingfoot Lake -- Company -- The Oriental ballerina -- Chronology. --
  • Flash cards
  • Crab-boil
  • Hully gully
  • Fantasy and science fiction
  • Sisters
  • Uncle Millet
  • Poem in which I refuse contemplation
  • Mississippi
  • After storm
  • Watching Last Year at Marienbad at Roger Haggerty's house in Auburn, Alabama
  • from
  • Dog days, Jerusalem
  • Ozone
  • Turning thirty, I contemplate students bicycling home
  • Particulars
  • Your death
  • The wake
  • The other side of the house
  • Pastoral
  • Horse and tree
  • The breathing, the endless news
  • Grace notes
  • After reading Mickey in the Night Kitchen for the third time before bed
  • Genetic expedition
  • Backyard, 6 a.m.
  • Dedication
  • Ars poetica
  • Arrow
  • Stitches
  • In the museum
  • And counting
  • Dialectical romance
  • (1989):
  • Medusa
  • In a neutral city
  • Saints
  • Genie's prayer under the kitchen sink
  • The gorge
  • Canary
  • The island women of Paris
  • À l'Opéra
  • Obbligato
  • Lint
  • Summit Beach,1921
  • The royal workshops
  • On the road to Damascus
  • Old folk's home, Jerusalem. --
  • Silos
  • Fifth grade autobiography
  • The buckeye
  • Quaker oats
  • The search
  • Protection
  • The narcissus flower
  • Persephone abducted
  • Statistic : the witness
  • Grief : the Council
  • Mother love
  • Breakfast of champions
  • Golden oldie
  • Persephone in hell - Hades' pitch
  • from
  • Wiederkehr
  • Wiring home
  • The Bistro Styx
  • Blue days
  • Nature's itinerary
  • Sonnet in primary colors
  • Demeter mourning
  • Exit
  • Afield
  • Lost brilliance
  • Mother love
  • Political
  • Demeter, waiting
  • Lamentations
  • Teotihuacán
  • History
  • Used
  • Rusks
  • Missing
  • Demeter's prayer to Hades
  • Her island. --
  • (1995):
  • An intact world
  • Heroes
  • Primer
  • Party dress for a first born
  • Persephone, falling
  • Depression years
  • Homework
  • Graduation, grammar school
  • Painting the town
  • Easter Sunday, 1940
  • Nightwatch, the son
  • Freedom : bird's eye view
  • Singsong
  • I cut my finger once on purpose
  • Parlor
  • from
  • The first book
  • Maple Valley Branch Library, 1967
  • Freedom : birds' eye view
  • Testimonial
  • Dawn revisited
  • Black on a Saturday night
  • My mother enters the work force
  • Black on a Saturday night
  • The musician talks about "process"
  • Sunday
  • On the bus with Rosa Parks
  • The camel comes to us from the barbarians
  • The Venus of Willendorf
  • Incarnation in Phoenix
  • Revenant
  • Best Western Motor Lodge, AAA Approved
  • Revenant
  • On Veronica
  • There came a soul
  • The peach orchard
  • Against repose
  • (1999):
  • Against self-pity
  • Götterdämmerung
  • Ghost walk
  • Lady Freedom among us
  • For Sophie, who'll be in first grade in the year 2000
  • On the bus with Rosa Parks
  • Sit back, relax
  • "The situation is intolerable"
  • Freedom Ride
  • Climbing in
  • Cameos
  • Claudette Colvin goes to work
  • The enactment
  • Rosa
  • QE2, transatlantic crossing, third day
  • In the lobby of the Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C.
  • The pond, porch-view : six p.m., early spring. --
  • July 1925
  • Night
  • Birth
  • Lake Erie skyline, 1930
  • Quick
  • Brown
  • Fox
  • Heart to heart
  • Cozy apología
  • Soprano
  • Two for the Montrose Drive-In
  • Meditation at fifty yards, moving target
  • American smooth
  • Not welcome here
  • from
  • The castle walk
  • The passage
  • Noble Sissle's horn
  • Alfonzo prepares to go over the top
  • La Chapelle, 92nd Division, Ted
  • Variation on reclamation
  • The return of Lieutenant James Reese Europe
  • Ripont
  • Twelve chairs
  • Blues in half-tones, 3/4 time
  • American smooth
  • Chocolate
  • Bolero
  • Hattie McDaniel arrives at the Coconut Grove
  • Samba summer
  • Blues in half-tones, 3/4 time
  • Describe yourself in three words or less
  • The seven veils of Salomé
  • From your valentine
  • Rhumba
  • The sisters : swansong
  • (2004):
  • Evening primrose
  • Evening primrose
  • Reverie in open air
  • Sic itur ad astra
  • Count to ten and we'll be there
  • Eliza, age 10, Harlem
  • Lullaby
  • Driving through
  • Desert backyard
  • Desk dreams
  • Fox trot Fridays
  • Now
  • Against flight
  • Looking up from the page, I am reminded of this mortal coil.
  • Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index of titles and first lines
  • All Souls'
  • "I have been a stranger in a strange land"
  • Fox trot Fridays
  • Ta Ta Cha Cha
Control code
ocn921868599
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 432 pages
Isbn
9780393285949
Lccn
2016007501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026190493
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o921868599
  • (OCoLC)921868599

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