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Author Oehlschlaeger, Fritz.

Title The achievement of Wendell Berry : the hard history of love / Fritz Oehlschlaeger
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xi, 322 pages)
Series Culture of the land
Culture of the land.
Contents Practices, particulars, and virtues: what mules taught Wendell Berry -- Toward a peaceable economy for a beloved country: Berry as agrarian, citizen, and patriot -- Against the church, for the church: Berry and christianity -- Port William's hard history of love: the short stories -- Remembering the names: Andy Catlett, Nathan Coulter, A world lost, Remembering, and The memory of old Jack -- Imagining the practice of peace in a century of war: a place on earth, Hannah Coulter, and Jayber Crow -- The art of being here: the poetry
Summary Arguably one of the most important American writers working today, Wendell Berry is the author of more than fifty books, including novels and collections of poems, short stories, and essays. A prominent spokesman for agrarian values, Berry frequently defends such practices and ideas as sustainable agriculture, healthy rural communities, connection to place, the pleasures of work, and the interconnectedness of life. In The Achievement of Wendell Berry: The Hard History of Love, Fritz Oehlschlaeger provides a sweeping engagement with Berry's entire corpus. The book introduces the reader to Berry'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-312) and index
Notes English
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Subject Berry, Wendell, 1934- -- Criticism and interpretation
SUBJECT Berry, Wendell, 1934- fast
Subject American literature -- 20th century.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
American literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010053736
ISBN 9780813130095