Can Poetry Matter ? Author: Dana Gioia, Published: May 1st 1991

Can Poetry Matter?

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)

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