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Rita Dove

Anne McElvoy talks to Pulitzer prize-winning former US Poet Laureate Rita Dove, whose new work is a lyric narrative of the life of George Bridgetower, the black virtuoso violinist.

Anne McElvoy talks to Pulitzer prize-winning former US Poet Laureate Rita Dove, whose new work is a lyric narrative of the life of George Bridgetower, the black virtuoso violinist.

Including readings of Shakespeare's Sonnets 94 and 12, as part of Radio 3's celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Sonnets' publication.

45 minutes

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Wed 20 May 2009 21:15

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