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Wendell Berry

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About the Author

Wendell Berry The prolific poet, novelist, and essayist Wendell Berry is a fifth-generation native of north central Kentucky. Berry taught at Stanford University; traveled to Italy and France on a Guggenheim Fellowship; and taught at New York University and the University of Kentucky, Lexington, mostrar mais before moving to Henry County. Berry owns and operates Lanes Landing Farm, a small, hilly piece of property on the Kentucky River. He embraced full-time farming as a career, using horses and organic methods to tend the land. Harmony with nature in general, and the farming tradition in particular, is a central theme of Berry's diverse work. As a poet, Berry gained popularity within the literary community. Collected Poems, 1957-1982, was particularly well-received. Novels and short stories set in Port William, a fictional town paralleling his real-life home town of Port Royal further established his literary reputation. The Memory of Old Jack, Berry's third novel, received Chicago's Friends of American Writers Award for 1975. Berry reached his broadest audience and attained his greatest popular acclaim through his essays. The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture is a springboard for contemporary environmental concerns. In his life as well as his art, Berry has advocated a responsible, contextual relationship with individuals in a local, agrarian economy. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras por Wendell Berry

Jayber Crow (2000) 1,803 exemplares
Hannah Coulter (2004) 1,158 exemplares
What Are People For? (1990) 981 exemplares
The Memory of Old Jack (1974) 615 exemplares
A Place on Earth: A Novel (1982) 515 exemplares
Fidelity: Five Stories (1992) 488 exemplares
A Timbered Choir (1998) 467 exemplares
Home Economics (1987) 403 exemplares
Nathan Coulter (1960) 398 exemplares
A World Lost (1996) 306 exemplares
Standing by Words: Essays (1983) 302 exemplares
Remembering (1990) 300 exemplares
Andy Catlett: Early Travels (2006) 292 exemplares
The Hidden Wound (1970) 291 exemplares
Citizenship Papers: Essays (2003) 279 exemplares
New Collected Poems (2012) 250 exemplares
Given: Poems (2005) 232 exemplares
Another Turn of the Crank (1995) 207 exemplares
Our Only World: Ten Essays (2015) 197 exemplares
Farming: A Hand Book (1971) 170 exemplares
Leavings: Poems (2009) 167 exemplares
Watch with Me (1994) 160 exemplares
The Country of Marriage (1973) 143 exemplares
Sabbaths (1987) 118 exemplares
Recollected Essays (1981) 117 exemplares
The Long-Legged House (1971) 114 exemplares
Entries (1997) 105 exemplares
Imagination in Place (2010) 104 exemplares
A Small Porch: Sabbath Poems 2014 (2016) 95 exemplares
The Mad Farmer Poems (2008) 93 exemplares
Window Poems (2007) 69 exemplares
Terrapin: Poems by Wendell Berry (2014) 62 exemplares
Clearing (1977) 58 exemplares
Harlan Hubbard: Life and Work (1990) 54 exemplares
The Farm (1995) 53 exemplares
Traveling at Home (1988) 49 exemplares
The Wheel (1982) 48 exemplares
A Part (Part Paper) (1980) 46 exemplares
Stand By Me (2019) 28 exemplares
Sayings & doings (1975) 15 exemplares
Gift of Gravity (1979) 12 exemplares
The broken ground; poems (1964) 11 exemplares
The Discovery of Kentucky (1991) 10 exemplares
The Salad (1980) 10 exemplares
Standing on Earth (1993) 9 exemplares
A Consent (1993) 8 exemplares
Sonata at Payne Hollow: A play (2001) 8 exemplares
Sabbaths 1987 (1787) 6 exemplares
Sabbaths 2002 6 exemplares
Findings (1969) 5 exemplares
The Loss of the University (2013) 5 exemplares
Sabbaths 2006 (2008) 5 exemplares
Remembering (Doing Good) (2008) 5 exemplares
To What Listens (1975) 4 exemplares
Natural Gifts (2008) 4 exemplares
Sabbaths 2013 4 exemplares
The Cumberlands (2006) 4 exemplares
Sabbaths, 1987-90 (1992) 4 exemplares
The Work of Local Culture (1988) 3 exemplares
Sabbaths 2016 3 exemplares
The landscape of harmony (1987) 3 exemplares
Daily Bread (2008) 3 exemplares
Horses: [a poem] 2 exemplares
One of Us 2 exemplares
An Eastward look 2 exemplares
Three memorial poems (1977) 2 exemplares
THERE IS SINGING AROUND ME (1976) 2 exemplares
Hannah & Nathan (2006) 2 exemplares
A Rainbow 1 exemplar
Perché l'amore tocchi terra (2022) 1 exemplar
Roots to the Earth 1 exemplar
How It Went 1 exemplar
Amish economy (1996) 1 exemplar
Poems The County of Marriage (1975) 1 exemplar
Place On Earth - Revision (1995) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Art of the Personal Essay (1994) — Contribuidor — 1,373 exemplares
American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau (2008) — Contribuidor — 416 exemplares
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (1992) — Contribuidor — 389 exemplares
The Portable Sixties Reader (2002) — Contribuidor — 327 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 1993 (1993) — Contribuidor — 276 exemplares
The Best American Essays 2009 (2009) — Contribuidor — 232 exemplares
The Best American Essays 2000 (2000) — Contribuidor — 212 exemplares
Teaching with Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach (2003) — Contribuidor — 202 exemplares
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009 (2009) — Contribuidor, algumas edições181 exemplares
Lost Mountain (2006) — Introdução — 179 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 2019 (2019) — Contribuidor — 177 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2003 (2003) — Contribuidor — 174 exemplares
Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth (2013) — Contribuidor — 130 exemplares
Leading From Within: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Lead (2007) — Contribuidor — 100 exemplares
The Literature of the American South: A Norton Anthology (1997) — Contribuidor — 98 exemplares
The Best American Spiritual Writing 2008 (2008) — Contribuidor — 84 exemplares
A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology (2002) — Contribuidor — 82 exemplares
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (2012) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and Our Future (2017) — Contribuidor — 58 exemplares
Autumn: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (2004) — Contribuidor — 57 exemplares
New Stories from the South 2006: The Year's Best (2000) — Contribuidor — 56 exemplares
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
The Meat You Eat: How Corporate Farming Has Endangered America's Food Supply (2004) — Prefácio, algumas edições46 exemplares
New Stories from the South 2010: The Year's Best (2010) — Contribuidor — 39 exemplares
New Stories from the South 2009: The Year's Best (2009) — Contribuidor — 39 exemplares
In Search of the Simple Life: American Voices, Past and Present (1986) — Contribuidor — 34 exemplares
Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry about Birds (2004) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
The Prince's Speech: On the Future of Food (2012) — Prefácio — 29 exemplares
New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, 1993 (1993) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares
Missing Mountains: We went to the mountaintop but it wasn't there (2005) — Afterword & Contributor — 25 exemplares
On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics (2012) — Contribuidor, algumas edições20 exemplares
Between Two Rivers: Stories from the Red Hills to the Gulf (2004) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares
A Portrait of Southern Writers: Photographs (2000) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Penguin Green Ideas Collection (2021) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Every man an artist : readings in the traditional philosophy of art (2005) — Contribuidor, algumas edições10 exemplares
Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology (2018) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Handspan of Red Earth: An Anthology of American Farm Poems (1991) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1970) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
An Economics of Peace — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Place in American Fiction: Excursions and Explorations (2005) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Sunstone - Vol. 11:4, Issue 60, July 1987 (1987) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Whole Earth Review #66 (Spr. 1990) (1990) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
New world Writing 21 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Kayak 8 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

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This book is billed as Berry's thoughts on race relations in 21st century America. And it is that, but only in part, and a smaller-than-expected part, at that. The book suffers from an infelicitous examination and defense of Robert E. Lee. I found Berry's points there less than convincing. I was tempted to abandon the book at that point. But I stuck with it and was rewarded in the final third.
The audiobook reader, Nick Offerman, is the perfect voice for Berry's work, IMO.
 
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Treebeard_404 | Mar 16, 2024 |
Based on the samples on Audible, I just could not summon the enthusiasm to commit to Berry's novels, even though they are praised by people whose opinions I respect and usually share. Then I saw this collection of essays written by Berry between the mid-60s and 2014, and read by Nick Offerman (who, I knew, is a fan of Berry's).

There are essays in here which I wish everyone could/would read. Berry brings a perspective not often heard in this country anymore. It is one he holds with a grounded (but not rabid) conviction and consistency across multiple decades. And he delivers his well-reasoned thoughts with a precision of language which leaves me in awe. Do yourself a favor: read this book.… (mais)
 
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Treebeard_404 | 4 outras críticas | Jan 23, 2024 |
This book touched my own memories and experiences in a way that I know it would not for anyone who has no experience of farm life. And now, having read this one, I feel relatively certain I don't have to read any more in the series. Not because the writing is lacking. Far from it. But I get the impression that the other books will be more of the same sort of interlocking stories of the characters appearing here.
 
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Treebeard_404 | 10 outras críticas | Jan 23, 2024 |
This little book is written in stunning beauty. The words are elegant and though the story is short and simple, it feels rich. Though the story is one about a mouse caught in a flood, it does not resort to anthropomorphism, which is refreshing, and still managed to capture my 5 year old's attention and interest. I was worried that since it had no dragons or wizards or hero's with swords he would not be interested, but he quietly listened and talked about it the next day.
 
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mslibrarynerd | 1 outra crítica | Jan 13, 2024 |

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Obras
154
Also by
56
Membros
20,486
Popularidade
#1,058
Avaliação
4.2
Críticas
292
ISBN
329
Línguas
7
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