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MOTHER LOVE.

Dove, Rita.

ISBN 10: 0393038084 / ISBN 13: 9780393038088
Published by NORTON. NY 1995, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: MOTHER LOVE.

Publisher: NORTON. NY 1995

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First 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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