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Robert Dana

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Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20100416, 20090703

Former Poet Laureate of Iowa, Robert Dana, reminisces about attending the Iowa Writers Workshop after World War II, and being in a class with poets Donald Justice and Henri Coulette. He reads poems in memoiram to those writers from his 2008 collection The Other, and talks about the influences of languages he heard growing up in immigrant and working-class areas of Boston and small towns in New England.

| Subject Matter: World War II, History, New England | Interview Year: 2009 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Poet Laureate of Iowa |

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