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The work we make is the work we are living by, and not in the hope of making literary history, but in the hope of using, correcting so far as we are able, and passing on the art of human life, of human flourishing, which includes the art of reading and writing poetry.”Defying New Criticism and th...Jan 19 2010 | Read Full Review of Imagination in Place
In 50 books of poetry, essays, and fiction, Wendell Berry has argued for the value of small-scale farming and against unbridled development.Feb 09 2010 | Read Full Review of Imagination in Place
View full size"By an interworking of chance and choice, I have happened to live nearly all my life in a place I don't remember not knowing," Wendell Berry writes at the outset of "Imagination in Place," the lead essay in a new collection of the same name.Mar 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Imagination in Place
And for Berry, what is local, fully imagined, becomes universal,” and the local” is to know one’s place and allow the imagination to inspire and instill a practical respect for what is there besides ourselves.”
In Imagination in Place, we travel to the local cultures of several ...