Imagination In Place

Author:   Wendell Berry
Publisher:   Counterpoint
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9781582437064


Pages:   208
Publication Date:   01 February 2011
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Wendell Berry
Publisher:   Counterpoint
Imprint:   Counterpoint
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 22.80cm
Weight:   0.284kg
ISBN:  

9781582437064


ISBN 10:   1582437068
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   01 February 2011
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
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Praise for Imagination in Place <br><br> Berry's latest collection of essays is the reminiscence of a literary life. It is a book that acknowledges a lifetime of intellectual influences, and in doing so, positions Berry more squarely as a cornerstone of American literature . . . a necessary book. Here, Berry's place as the 'grandfather of slow food' or the 'prophet of rural living' is not questioned. This book ensures we understand the depth and breadth of Berry's art. -- San Francisco Chronicle <br><br> [A] stellar collection . . . Berry turns over well-tilled, ever-fertile ground in Imagination in Place . His ideas flow beyond the channels of agrarian enthusiasm. Foodies, architects, transportation engineers, and other writers are adopting and adapting his concepts, perhaps leading to what he envisions will one day be 'an authentic settlement of our country.' -- The Oregonian <br><br> For those who've already come to admire Berry's moral clarity and closely argued critiques of contemporary society, Imagination in Place is a welcome chance to continue the conversation. -- The Christian Science Monitor <br><br>


Praise for Imagination in Place <br> Berry's latest collection of essays is the reminiscence of a literary life. It is a book that acknowledges a lifetime of intellectual influences, and in doing so, positions Berry more squarely as a cornerstone of American literature . . . a necessary book. Here, Berry's place as the 'grandfather of slow food' or the 'prophet of rural living' is not questioned. This book ensures we understand the depth and breadth of Berry's art. -- San Francisco Chronicle <br> [A] stellar collection . . . Berry turns over well-tilled, ever-fertile ground in Imagination in Place. His ideas flow beyond the channels of agrarian enthusiasm. Foodies, architects, transportation engineers, and other writers are adopting and adapting his concepts, perhaps leading to what he envisions will one day be 'an authentic settlement of our country.' -- The Oregonian <br> For those who've already come to admire Berry's moral clarity and closely argued critiques of co


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Wendell Berry is the author of fifty books of poetry, fiction, and essays. He was recently awarded the Cleanth Brooks Medal for Lifetime Achievement by the Fellowship of Southern Writers and the Louis Bromfield Society Award. For over forty years he has lived and farmed with his wife, Tanya, in Kentucky.

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