Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20101203, 20110819
Anne Fortie,r is the latest writer to draw on the legend of the doomed lovers. In her novel Juliet, Fortier follows a descendant of Giulietta Tolomei, who uncovers eerie parallels between her life and that of the �real-life� Juliet.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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