Robert Dana links

February 12th, 2010

The legacy of poet and Cornell Professor Emeritus of English Robert Dana has been noted in many corners, including:

The North American Review published an essay about Dana in its Spring 2010 issue. You can see an image of the essay here.

April 12: A picture slide show from the memorial service can be downloaded in Quicktime MOV format from: (74MB) – there are also options for a larger version of the slide show (124MB), or a smaller version (28MB).

April 3: Coverage and photos of the Memorial Reading in Celebration of Robert Dana’s New and Selected Poems, March 27, in Iowa City.

March 27 & 28: Audio podcasts of the Memorial Reading (March 27) and Memorial service (March 28), along with copies of the two programs.

March 25, Robert Dana Remembered in the Mount Vernon/Lisbon Sun.

Feb. 26, Chronicle of Higher Education blog column by former Cornell English Professor David Evans, now dean at Buena Vista University.

Feb. 22,  Garrison Keillor reading “Beach Attitudes” on “The Writer’s Almanac” (plus “A Short History of the Middle West” in 1998, and “Heat” in 1994)

Feb. 18, “Gulf Coast Live” from Southwest Florida public radio station WGCU; previously recorded but never before broadcast interview with Dana, in which he reads “Beach Attitudes.”

Listen to the recording: Robert Dana on Southwest Florida Public Radio (.mp3)

Feb. 14, Iowa City Press-Citizen comments on Dana’s legacy

Feb. 14, Iowa City Press-Citizen prints poem “Selling the Earth and Everything On It”

Feb. 12, Charlotte Harbor (Fla.) Sun

Link to Feb. 11 broadcast of “The Exchange” on IPR for replay of Robert Dana interview

Reminiscences from former students/colleagues

Video of Dana’s April 2009 reading

News story by the Iowa City Press-Citizen

Memorial by Poet Denise Low

Memorial from Florida Literary Arts Connection

Dana’s Wikipedia page

If you know of other links to add, please contact Dee Ann Rexroat.

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