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Virtues of renewal : Wendell Berry's sustainable forms

Author: Jeffrey Bilbro
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2019] ©2019
Series: Culture of the land.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wendell Berry has argued that our most pressing ecological and cultural need is a renewed formal intelligence--a mode of thinking and acting that fosters the health of the earth and its beings. Yet the present industrial economy prioritizes a technical, self-centered way of relating to the world that often demands and rewards busyness over thoughtful observation, independence over relationships, and replacing over  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bilbro, Jeffrey.
Virtues of renewal.
Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2019]
(DLC) 2018027851
(OCoLC)1034616109
Named Person: Wendell Berry; Wendell Berry; Wendell Berry
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Bilbro
ISBN: 9780813176420 0813176425 9780813176413 0813176417 0813176433 9780813176437
OCLC Number: 1089290153
Description: 1 online resource (227 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Sustaining virtuous forms --
Attention --
Gratitude --
Humility --
Hope --
Memory --
Fidelity --
Convocation --
Epilogue: Practicing resurrection.
Series Title: Culture of the land.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Bilbro.

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In Virtues of Renewal: Wendell Berry's Sustainable Forms, Jeffrey Bilbro combines textual analysis and cultural criticism to explain how Berry's literary forms encourage readers to practice virtues  Read more...

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