ISBN 13: 9780205686124
His poems, some published in the New Yorker , were first collected in Nude Descending a Staircase Since then he has written six more collections, several widely adopted literature and writing textbooks, and seventeen books for children, including two novels. He now lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he and his wife Dorothy have collaborated on four books and five children. Dana Gioia is a poet, critic, and teacher. Born in Los Angeles of Italian and Mexican ancestry, he attended Stanford and Harvard before taking a detour into business. He has published three collections of poetry, Daily Horoscope , The Gods of Winter , and Interrogations at Noon , which won the American Book Award; an opera libretto, Nosferatu ; and three critical volumes, including Can Poetry Matter? He is also the co-founder of the summer poetry conference at West Chester University in Pennsylvania.
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Introduction to Poetry by Billy Collins
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Theme is an underlying message or the big idea of a story. This message could tell more about human nature or life in general. Many stories have more than one theme. There are. On Sept. In the first edition I admitted into the text conjectural.