skip to content
What are people for? : essays Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

What are people for? : essays

Author: Wendell Berry
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Essays on Nate Shaw, Harry Caudill, Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, diversity, waste, eating, local culture, consumption, conservation, environmental concerns, and other topics.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendell Berry
ISBN: 9781582434872 1582434875
OCLC Number: 632085295
Description: 210 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Damage --
Healing --
A remarkable man [Nate Shaw] --
Harry Caudill in the Cumberlands --
A few words in favor of Edward Abbey --
Wallace Stegner and the great community --
A poem of difficult hope --
Style and grace --
Writer and region --
The responsibility of the poet --
God and country --
A practical harmony --
An argument for diversity --
What are people for? --
Waste --
Economy and pleasure --
The pleasures of eating --
The work of local culture --
Why I am not going to buy a computer --
Feminism, the body, and the machine --
Word and flesh --
Nature as measure.
Responsibility: by Wendell Berry.

Abstract:

Whether suggesting standards for technical innovation or pointing to the ruinous effects of what has become everyday practice, Berry speaks bravely against thoughtlessness, measuring every word as he  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Praise for Wendell Berry "Wherever we live, however we do so, we desperately need a prophet of responsibility; and although the days of the prophets seem past to many of us, Berry may be the closest Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

User lists with this item (2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/632085295>
library:oclcnum"632085295"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2010"
schema:description"Damage -- Healing -- A remarkable man [Nate Shaw] -- Harry Caudill in the Cumberlands -- A few words in favor of Edward Abbey -- Wallace Stegner and the great community -- A poem of difficult hope -- Style and grace -- Writer and region -- The responsibility of the poet -- God and country -- A practical harmony -- An argument for diversity -- What are people for? -- Waste -- Economy and pleasure -- The pleasures of eating -- The work of local culture -- Why I am not going to buy a computer -- Feminism, the body, and the machine -- Word and flesh -- Nature as measure."@en
schema:description"Essays on Nate Shaw, Harry Caudill, Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, diversity, waste, eating, local culture, consumption, conservation, environmental concerns, and other topics."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/26533398>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"What are people for? : essays"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB065591>
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.