Resignation to History: The Black Arts Movement and Rita Dove's Political Consciousness.
Obsidian III: literature in the African diaspora
This essay discusses the relationship of poet Rita Dove to the Black Arts movement. Comparison between Dove and her literary foremother Audre Lorde; Significance of the second stanza of the poem "Power," by Lorde, to the similarities between Dove and Lorde; Information on Dove's historical and political consciousness, antithetical to the theoretical bases of political movements.
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Boone, N. S. (2004). Resignation to History: The Black Arts Movement and Rita Dove's Political Consciousness.. Obsidian III: literature in the African diaspora, 5 (1), 66-83. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.harding.edu/english-facpub/29