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Gioia, Dana

Overview
Works: 366 works in 749 publications in 1 language and 31,234 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Librettist, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Signer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1042, 813.52
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Why Shakespeare? by Lawrence Bridges( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
Various famous and not so famous individuals state the effect that Shakespeare's works have had in their lives. A main video presentation accompanied by seventeen vignettes
Can poetry matter? by Dana Gioia( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
When Dana Gioia's essay "Can Poetry Matter?" appeared in the Atlantic in 1991, it sparked a firestorm of debate and discussion over the role of the poet in today's world - a dialogue in which Gioia participated on radio, television, and in print. One of the more stimulating and provocative figures on our literary horizon, and the author of two widely praised books of poems, Gioia is also an essayist of wide renown. This collection of essays demonstrates that Gioia's talents do not lie in the area of controversy alone. Can Poetry Matter? is an old-fashioned sort of literary book, part literary criticism, part social commentary, and part plain good reading. Addressing such subjects as the poet as businessman and New Formalism as the real avant-garde, it also includes pieces on the life and work of such diverse figures as Robinson Jeffers, Weldon Kees, Robert Bly, and Wallace Stevens
Literature : an introduction to fiction, poetry, and drama by X. J Kennedy( Book )
45 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
An Introduction to The Maltese falcon by Dashiell Hammett audio guide by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts and critical analysis of the novel about a detective looking for the murderer of his partner
An introduction to The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
An introduction to Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury audio guide by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, a novel about a future American society that embraces hedonism and bans critical thought through reading
Disappearing ink : poetry at the end of print culture by Dana Gioia( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
"Dana Gioia offers insightful essays on literature's changing place in contemporary culture in this new collection." "What happens to poetry in a culture that no longer depends on books? Dana Gioia dismisses the standard cliches about poetry's precarious place in a society transformed by electronic media. Looking at both the literary world and popular entertainment, Gioia's original title essay offers an account of how new technologies and innovative forms of oral poetry - rap, slam, spoken work, performance art - are revitalizing the art in unexpected ways."--BOOK JACKET
An Introduction to The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck audio guide by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, a novel about a poor family of sharecroppers who are driven from their home by drought, economic hardship, and changes in the agriculture industry during the Great Depression
Twentieth-century American poetry by Dana Gioia( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
"Twentieth-Century American Poetry draws together the best poets of the past hundred years. From the well-established to the previously obscure, each poet featured here contributes his or her share to the vitality of our nation's poetry. The country's youngest poets - those writers exploring poetry's newest frontiers - speak here, too."--BOOK JACKET
An introduction to The call of the wild by Jack London by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Jack London's tale of an unusual dog--part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd--that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack
An introduction to The death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Leo Tolstoy's The death of Ivan Ilyich, a novel about Christian faith and the nature of life and death
An introduction to The age of innocence by Edith Wharton by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Wharton's The age of innocence, a novel about the upper classes of New York and the story of Newland Archer's love for Countess Olenska
An introduction to poetry by X. J Kennedy( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
This bestselling anthology includes more than 500 of the discipline's greatest poems, blending classic works and contemporary selections. Both noted poets themselves, the text's editors X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia write of their subject with wit and a contagious enthusiasm. Informative, accessible apparatus presents readable discussions of the literary devices, illustrated by apt works, and supported by interludes with the poets. --Publisher description
The art of the short story by Dana Gioia( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of fifty-two short stories, covering a wide range of international authors and offering insight into the art of short story, including works by Chinua Achebe, William Faulkner, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Yukio Mishima, Eudora Welty, among others
An introduction to The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan audio guide by Adam Kampe( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, a novel about four mothers, four daughters, and four families whose paths cross in 1949 in San Francisco as four Chinese women begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk
An Introduction to The heart is a lonely hunter by Carson McCullers audio guide by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of the novel by Carson McCullers about a deaf man named John Singer and the people he encounters in a 1930s mill town in Georgia
An introduction to A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway audio guide by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Hemingway's A farewell to arms, a novel about the tenuous nature of love in time of war told through the story of Lieutenant Henry, an American, and Catherine Barkley, a British nurse, who meet during World War I
An introduction to Bless me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya audio guide by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Rudolfo Anaya's novel about a young boy in New Mexico in the 1940s who must reconcile the many conflicting influences of his family, religion, and community
An Introduction to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain audio guide by Adam Kampe( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts and critical analysis of the classic Twain story of a young boy growing up in Hannibal, Missouri
An introduction to My Ántonia by Willa Cather audio guide by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Willa Cather's novel about the spirited daughter of a Bohemian immigrant family planning to farm on the untamed land of nineteenth century Nebraska
 
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Alternative Names
Dzhoĭa, Deĭna
Michael, Dana, 1950-
Джойа, Дейна
Джойа, Дейна, 1950-
Languages
English (169)
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