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Mother Love: Poems.

Poetry] Dove, Rita.

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ISBN 10: 0393038084 / ISBN 13: 9780393038088
Published by Norton, New York, 1995
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Title: Mother Love: Poems.

Publisher: Norton, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition

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Synopsis:

Calling upon the ancient Greek myth of Demeter and Persephone, Mother Love examines the love between mother and daughter, two tumblers locked in an eternal somersault: each mother a daughter, each daughter a potential mother.

In settings as various as a patio in Arizona, the bistros and boulevards of Paris, the sun-drenched pyramids of Mexico?and directly from the Greek myth itself?Rita Dove explores this relationship and the dilemma of letting go.

About the Author:

Rita Dove is the recipient of many honors, including the Pulitzer Prize and the Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is a Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia and lives in Charlottesville.

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