Can Poetry Matter ? Author: Dana Gioia, Published: May 1st 1991
California poet laureate Dana Gioia’s classic essay on poetry’s diminishing place in American culture. The essay sparked a firestorm of debate and discussion when it was published in 1991, and it remains just as relevant today, a quarter-century later.
Author: Dana Gioia
Source: The Atlantic
Published: May 1, 1991
Length: 31 minutes (7996 words)