Category Archives: Dove, Rita


In two conversations about creative crosscurrents between Europe and the United States, Rita Dove discusses Durer’s Beauty, her sequence of poems about the German artist Albrecht Durer, and Robert ter Horst discusses the American historian Henry Adams and the Bloomsbury … Continue reading

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Two Poets

In conversation, American poets Rita Dove and Adrienne Rich discuss their work and ideas on aesthetics, empowerment, intimacy, motherhood, and the poetic responsibility. Rich reads “Poetry: III” from Your Native Land, Your Life: Poems and Dove reads “The Breathing, the … Continue reading

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Highest Thoughts

Rita Dove and Helen Vendler discuss Rita Dove’s earlier work, her Pulitzer Prize-winning Thomas and Beulah (1986), and her current project, a sequence of poems entitled Durer’s Beauty. 452 – Highest Thoughts

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