Dana Gioia: An Afternoon with the Poet
Premiere Date: 7/9/2001; 54 minutes

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Corporate VP-turned writer, Dana Gioia sparked heated national debate with his Atlantic essay, and later his book, titled Can Poetry Matter? Essays on Poetry and American Culture. His third volume of poetry, Interrogations at Noon, and his libretto, Nosferatu, come out later this year. In this presentation, Dana Gioia talks about the state of poetry in American culture and reads from his and other poets' works. (#5855)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 11-12

Literature, Language Arts, Reading

3.0 Literary Response and Analysis

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