Wendell Berry: Life and Work (Culture of the Land)

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Wendell Berry: Life and Work combines biographical sketches, personal accounts, literary criticism, and social commentary. Together, the contributors illuminate Berry as he is: a complex man of place and community with an astonishing depth of domestic, intellectual, filial, and fraternal attributes.

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A Kentucky poet draws inspiration from the land that sustains him

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Hemingways Nick and Wendell Berrys Art. At His Desk as on His Land. Wendell Berry and the Traditionalist Critique of Meritocracy.

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Looking the Technological Gift Horse in the Mouth. Education Heresy and the Deadly Disease of the World. Wendells Window and the Winds Eye. The Art of Buying Nothing. Berry Britannica. A Citizen of the Real World.

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It All Turns on Affection. As biological diversity continues to shrink at an alarming rate, the loss of plant species poses a threat seemingly less visible than the loss of animals but in many ways more critical. Robinson Forest in eastern Kentucky is one of our most important natural landscapes--and one of the most threatened. Covering fourteen thousand acres of some of the most diverse forest region in temperate North America, it is a haven of biological richness within an ever-expanding desert created by mountaintop removal mining.

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This biography of Aldo Leopold follows him from his childhood as a precocious naturalist to his profoundly influential role in the development of conservation and modern environmentalism in the United States. This edition includes a new preface by author Curt Meine and an appreciation by acclaimed Kentucky writer and farmer Wendell Berry. Gene Logsdon's The Man Who Created Paradise is a message of hope at a time when the very concept of earth stewardship is under attack.

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The fable, inspired by a true story, tells how Wally Spero looked at one of the bleakest places in America--a raw and barren strip-mined landscape--and saw in it his escape from the drudgery of his factory job. The Appalachian mountain range is the oldest in the world and it's disappearing one mountain top at a time.

Wendell Berry: Life and Work

The Appalachians are the oldest mountains in the world, and they are literally disappearing. For decades, Logsdon and his family have run a viable family farm. Along the way, he has become a widely influential journalist and social critic, documenting in hundreds of essays for national and regional magazines the crisis in conventional agri-business and the boundless potential for new forms of farming that reconcile tradition with ecology. Twenty-five years before Rachel Carson published her famous work "Silent Spring," Lord Northbourne helped to promote the importance of a holistic approach to the environment.

This book not only features Northbourne's previously unpublished writings, but also his private correspondence with Thomas Merton. Photographer Mariana Cook born is best known for her intimate character studies of persons both in and out of the public eye, as published in her much-acclaimed collections Fathers and Daughters , Mothers and Sons , Generations of Women , Couples , Faces of Science and Mathematicians. We may be gambling with our lives whenever we purchase meat, milk, or eggs in a supermarket and every time we order a burger at a fast-food restaurant because agribusinesses have allowed unsafe and unhealthy products to be sold and consumed by an unsuspecting public.

In contrast to nature poets of the past who tended more toward the bucolic and pastoral, many contemporary nature poets are taking up radical environmental and ecological themes.

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In the last few years, interesting and evocative work that examines this poetry has begun to lay the foundation for studies in ecopoetics. Skip to main content.

The writer and farmer on local knowledge, embracing limits, and the exploitation of rural America.

I tried to get along without it, because I thought I was going to be a modern person. Wendell Berrys Political Vision. The context—the circumstances, the place, knowing your place—is all-important. I didn't read every essay, but I read most of them and found them helpful. Digital Audiobooks - Buy Local! Well, I quote David Jones. What are the payoffs of observing limits and accepting them?

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