Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
Charlotte Bronte’s last and most autobiographical novel is a powerfully moving study of isolation and the pain of unrequited love, narrated by a heroine determined to preserve an independent spirit in the face of adverse circumstances.
- Amanda Anderson Caroline Donovan professor of English literature and chair of the department of English at Johns Hopkins University
- Susan Fraiman professor of English at the University of Virginia
- Jonathan Loesberg chair of the department of literature at American University
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