A Continuous Harmony: Essays Cultural and Agricultural

Author:   Wendell Berry
Publisher:   Counterpoint
Edition:   2012 Edition
ISBN:  

9781619020009


Pages:   128
Publication Date:   08 May 2012
Format:   Paperback
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This book is broad and leisurely and important. Something like the river itself on which Wendell Berry lives. It is full of wide and flowing thoughts and one thing leads to another in the manner that nature intended or used to. The language ranges from the grave and beautiful to the sharp and specific, depending on the need to express the vast variety of subjects he presents. The Nation The title of this book is taken from an account by Thomas F. Hornbein on his travels in the Himalayas. It seemed to me, Horenbein wrote, that here man lived in continuous harmony with the land, as much as briefly a part of it as all its other occupants. Wendell Berry's second collection of essays, A Continuous Harmony was first published in 1972, and includes the seminal Think Little, which was printed in The Last Whole Earth Catalogue and reprinted around the globe, and the splendid centerpiece, Discipline and Hope, an insightful and articulate essay making a case for what he calls a new middle.

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Author:   Wendell Berry
Publisher:   Counterpoint
Imprint:   Counterpoint
Edition:   2012 Edition
Dimensions:   Width: 12.70cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 20.30cm
Weight:   0.171kg
ISBN:  

9781619020009


ISBN 10:   1619020009
Pages:   128
Publication Date:   08 May 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
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Wendell Berry is the author of more than fifty books of poetry, fiction, and essays. He was recently awarded the National Humanities Medal, the Cleanth Brooks Medal for Lifetime Achievement by the Fellowship of Southern Writers, and the Louis Bromfield Society Award. For more than forty years he has lived and farmed with his wife, Tanya, in Kentucky.

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