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Rita Dove - A Pulitzer Prize winning Akron poet

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"a cowbell, / a broken great-grandmother's rocker, / a dead dog's toy—valueless, unforgettable / detritus" Donald Hall, The Things from The Back Chamber (2011, Houghton Mifflin)

"a cowbell, / a broken great-grandmother's rocker, / a dead dog's toy—valueless, unforgettable / detritus" Donald Hall, The Things from The Back Chamber (2011, Houghton Mifflin)

I think Rap lyrics are the most modern and salient and important expression of poetry today.

I think Rap lyrics are the most modern and salient and important expression of poetry today.

Rita Dove, running a fever, with her mother, who is holding Rita's four-day-old daughter Aviva.

Rita Dove, running a fever, with her mother, who is holding Rita's four-day-old daughter Aviva.

George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower did not go down in history. But he was rescued from obscurity by Pulitzer Prize winning Poet Laureate Rita Dove in her acclaimed book, Sonata Mulattica.  Here, Rita Dove is awarded by President Barack Obama.

Ohio News Roundup: Wright-Pat escapes cuts; seeking cause of child cancer cluster; Akron poet honored

George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower did not go down in history. But he was rescued from obscurity by Pulitzer Prize winning Poet Laureate Rita Dove in her acclaimed book, Sonata Mulattica. Here, Rita Dove is awarded by President Barack Obama.

Markus Zusak on the set of the filming of his novel, "The Book Thief."

"The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak, an Australian novelist

Markus Zusak on the set of the filming of his novel, "The Book Thief."

Italian Film Director Federico Fellini (1920-1993)♣♣R I P♣♣

Italian Film Director Federico Fellini (1920-1993)♣♣R I P♣♣

Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction with contributions by Marita Golden

Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction with contributions by Marita Golden

Poet/author Rita Dove with President Barack Obama at the National Medal of the Arts ceremony on February 13, 2012. Photo by Anthony Brown, Imigination Photography

Poet/author Rita Dove with President Barack Obama at the National Medal of the Arts ceremony on February 13, 2012. Photo by Anthony Brown, Imigination Photography

Mortal  y rosa. Francisco umbral

Mortal y rosa. Francisco umbral

Internationally acclaimed Serbian director Emir Kusturica has twice won the Palme d'Or for portraying the modern history of Serbia. Yet at t...

Emir Kusturica, Embattled Auteur Of The Former Yugoslavia

Internationally acclaimed Serbian director Emir Kusturica has twice won the Palme d'Or for portraying the modern history of Serbia. Yet at t...

Markus Zusak | Author | TEDxSydney 2014

Markus Zusak | Author | TEDxSydney 2014

Two Novels : Same themes - book reviews

"The Dinner" and "Defending Jacob" - Two Novels : Same themes

Two Novels : Same themes - book reviews

Terry Gilliam is an American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. Gilliam is also known for directing several films, including Brazil (1985), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), The Fisher King (1991), 12 Monkeys (1995), and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998). The only "Python" not born in Britain, he took British citizenship in 1968.

Terry Gilliam is an American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. Gilliam is also known for directing several films, including Brazil (1985), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), The Fisher King (1991), 12 Monkeys (1995), and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998). The only "Python" not born in Britain, he took British citizenship in 1968.