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Wendell Berry : life and work

Author: Jason Peters
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2010.
Series: Culture of the land.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Essayist, social critic, poet, "mad farmer," novelist, teacher, and prophet: Wendell Berry has been called many things, but the broad sweep of his contemporary relevance and influence defies simple labels. With his unique perspective and far-reaching vision, Berry poses complex questions regarding humankind and our relationship to the land, offering simple but profound solutions. Wendell Berry: Life and Work  Read more...
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Wendell Berry.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2010
(OCoLC)460059203
Named Person: Wendell Berry; Wendell Berry
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Peters
ISBN: 9780813172538 0813172535 9780813137650 0813137659
OCLC Number: 707092600
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 349 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Jason Peters --
Ain't they the berries! / Ed McClanahan --
Wendell Berry on war and peace ; or, Port William versus the empire / Bill Kauffman --
Words addressed to our condition exactly / Scott Russell Sanders --
The best noise in the world / Donald Hall --
Wendell Berry's political vision / Kimberly K. Smith --
How Wendell Berry single-handedly preserved three hundred years of agrarian wisdom / David Kline --
Memory and hope in the world of Port William / John Leax --
Politics, nature, and value in Wendell Berry's "Art of the commonplace" / Eric Trethewey --
Berry Britannica / John Lane --
Wendell Berry and the twentieth-century agrarian "series" / Allan Carlson --
A citizen of the real world / Bill McKibben --
Sexuality and the sacramental imagination : it all turns on affection / P. Travis Kroeker --
A practical education : Wendell Berry the professor / Morris A. Grubbs --
An economy of gratitude / Norman Wirzba --
Letters from a humble radical / Wes Jackson --
Wendell Berry and the limits of populism / Eric T. Freyfogle --
Hemingway's Nick and Wendell Berry's art / David Crowe --
At his desk as on his land / Hayden Carruth --
Wendell Berry and the traditionalist critique of meritocracy / Jeremy Beer --
Looking the technological gift horse in the mouth / Sven Birkerts --
Wendell Berry : agrarian artist / Gene Logsdon --
Education, heresy, and the "deadly disease of the world" / Jason Peters --
Wendell's window and the wind's eye / James Baker Hall --
The art of buying nothing / Barbara Kingsolver --
Fidelity / Katherine Dalton --
Wendell Berry and the alternative tradition in American political thought / Patrick J. Deneen --
A long shelf / Jack Shoemaker --
Afterword / George Core.
Series Title: Culture of the land.
Responsibility: edited by Jason Peters.

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