Rita Dove

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Thomas and Beulah was the book for which she received the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. "I was very pleased that the book that...got the Pulitzer... was a book about my grandparents; a collection of poems that dealt with their lives: first his side and then her side...aE (AOIWRD 3). "...Rita Dove's award winning collection of poetry "Thomas and BeulahaE provides glimpses into the lives of two people in love living together yet apart in an imperfect world. Dove mixes biographical, historical, and social elements to create a journey of love, marriage, life and death in 1920's Middle America.aE (Benefield). Thomas and Beulah are "... a married black couple...aE (Reviews) whose "...time spans from 1900-1969...aE (Steffen 95). Dove's book tells of their lives in a period of historical turmoil "...both parents work in marginal jobs for low pay, Thomas in the Zeppelin factory, Beulah as a domestic and milliner, Thomas is eventually laid off in the depression, Beulah is disappointed in marriage and exhausted by maternity, and finally th



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