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On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems (Paperback)

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A dazzling new collection by the former Poet Laureate of the United States.

In these brilliant poems, Rita Dove treats us to a panoply of human endeavor, shot through with the electrifying jazz of her lyric elegance. From the opening sequence, "Cameos", to the civil rights struggle of the final sequence, she explores the intersection of individual fate and history.

About the Author

Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U S Poet Laureate, is the only poet honored with both the National Humanities Medal and the National Medal of Arts. A professor of creative writing at the University of Virginia, she lives in Charlottesville.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780393320268
ISBN-10: 039332026X
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: April 17th, 2000
Pages: 96
Language: English