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Books About Wendell Berry and His Work

Conversations with Wendell Berry Cover Image
By Morris Allen Grubbs (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781578069927
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - August 7th, 2007

Since 1960, Wendell Berry (b. 1934) has produced one of the most substantial and consistently thematic bodies of work of any modern American writer. In more than fifty books in various genres-novels, short stories, poems, and essays-he has celebrated a life lived in close communion with neighbors and the earth and has addressed many of our most urgent cultural maladies.


The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry Cover Image
By Mark T. Mitchell (Editor), Nathan Schlueter (Editor), Anthony Esolen (Contribution by)
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ISBN: 9781610170017
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Published: Intercollegiate Studies Institute - November 15th, 2011

A striking contribution to the
conversation that is conservatism


Wendell Berry: Life and Work Cover Image
By Jason Peters (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780813192574
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - June 10th, 2010

Essayist, social critic, poet, "mad farmer," novelist, teacher, and prophet: Wendell Berry has been called many things, but the broad sweep of his contemporary relevance and influence defies facile labels. With his unique perspective and far-reaching vision, Berry poses complex questions about humankind and our relationship to the land and offers simple but profound solutions.


Wendell Berry and Religion: Heaven's Earthly Life Cover Image
By Joel James Shuman (Editor), L. Roger Owens (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780813125558
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - October 1st, 2009

Farmer, poet, essayist, and environmental writer Wendell Berry is acclaimed for his ideas regarding the values inherent in an agricultural society. Place, community, good work, and simple pleasures are but a few of the values that form the bedrock of Berry's thought. While the notion of reverence is central to Berry, he is not widely known as a religious writer.


Wendell Berry and the Cultivation of Life: A Reader's Guide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781587431951
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Published: Brazos Press - December 1st, 2008

Wendell Berry's poetry, fiction, and essays persistently ask the question: How can we live meaningful lives in a consumer-driven, fragmented age? His honest search for health in the midst of disease has garnered attention and discussion in both conservative and progressive circles.


The Unforeseen Self in the Works of Wendell Berry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780826213679
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Published: University of Missouri Press - November 2nd, 2001

In this fresh approach to Wendell Berry's entire literary canon, Janet Goodrich argues that Berry writes primarily as an autobiographer and as such belongs to the tradition of autobiography. Goodrich maintains that whether Berry is writing poetry, fiction, or prose, he is imagining and re- imagining his own life from multiple perspectives temporal as well as imaginative.


United States Authors Series: Wendell Berry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805746280
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Published: Twayne Publishers - September 20th, 1995

In Wendell Berry, the first publication devoted exclusively to the author, Andrew J. Angyal offers a comprehensive examination of Berry's entire career. Well organized and comprehensive in scope, the study considers Berry's complete body of work and features a chronology and the text of Angyal's 1991 interview with Berry.


Wendell Berry and the Agrarian Tradition: A Common Grace Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780700619696
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Published: University Press of Kansas - December 6th, 2013

Farmer and conservationist Wendell Berry has published more than thirty books, making his name a household word among environmentalists. From his Kentucky farm, Berry preaches and practices stewardship of the land as he seeks to defend the value and traditions of farm life in an industrial capitalist society.


The Achievement of Wendell Berry: The Hard History of Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780813130071
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - May 23rd, 2011