Title: Mother Love: Poems.
Publisher: Norton, New York
Publication Date: 1995
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. Review copy with promo material laid in. Catalog Gin. Bookseller Inventory # 22201
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, former U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner, and musician, lives in Charlottesville, where she is Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia.
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