Fb2 The Gift of Good Land: Further Essays Cultural and Agricultural ePub
by Wendell Berry
|Category:||Essays and Correspondence|
|Publisher:||Counterpoint (May 1, 2009)|
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Writer and farmer Wendell Berry is known for his clarity and wisdom In any particular region, Berry tells us, there is a limit beyond which a farm outgrows the attention and affection of a single owner.
Writer and farmer Wendell Berry is known for his clarity and wisdom. This collection from 1982 is not a hiccough in that summation. Though in his mind there is no such silly bifurcation. In any particular region, Berry tells us, there is a limit beyond which a farm outgrows the attention and affection of a single owner. Keenly aware of the living interplay between their own topography and the many acts of nature which condition it, the small farmers’ sense of place becomes ingrained.
Most of the essays in this book are memorable, quotable and just plain good
Jun 02, 2015 Joe rated it it was amazing. The third of these facets is the subject of this book. May 17, 2018 Amy rated it it was amazing. Most of the essays in this book are memorable, quotable and just plain good. Down to earth, you might say. The final one, "the Gift of Good Land" is classic.
Gift of Good Land Trb : Further Essays Cultural and Agricultural. In the twenty-four essays of this collection, Well Berry stresses the carefully modulated harmonics of indivisibility in culture and agriculture, the interdepence, the wholeness, the oneness, of man, animals, the land, the weather, and the family.
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, 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
And stewardship is hopeless and meaningless unless it involves long-term courage, perseverance, devotion, and . Satisfaction rises out of the flow of time. Wendell Berry, The Gift of Good Land: Further Essays Cultural and Agricultural.
And stewardship is hopeless and meaningless unless it involves long-term courage, perseverance, devotion, and skill. This skill is not to be confused with any accomplishment or grace of spirit or of intellect. It has to do with everyday proprieties in the practical use and care of the created things - with "right livelihood. tags: creation, stewardship, vocation.
He develops the compelling argument that the "gift" of good land has strings attached: the recipient has it. .Wendell Berry The prolific poet, novelist, and essayist Wendell Berry is a fifth-generation native of north central Kentucky
He develops the compelling argument that the "gift" of good land has strings attached: the recipient has it only as long as he practices responsible stewardship. Wendell Berry The prolific poet, novelist, and essayist Wendell Berry is a fifth-generation native of north central Kentucky.
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Further Essays Cultural and Agricultural. The essays in The Gift of Good Land describe Wendell Berry's journeys to the highlands of Peru, the deserts of southern Arizona, and Amish Ohio to study traditional agricultural practices. They expand on issues first raised in The Unsettling of America. Praise for The Gift of Good Land. These books are the kind that you spend months with, hate to give up, and plan to return to soon and often.
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Bibliographic Details. Title: THE GIFT OF GOOD LAND,; further essays. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience. Publisher: North Point Press, San Francisco. Publication Date: 1981. Visa, MC, American Express accepted. Shipping Terms: Shipping costs are based on books weighing . LB, or 1 KG.
The essays in The Gift of Good Land are as true today as when they were first published in 1981; the problems addressed here are still true and the solutions no nearer to hand. The insistent theme of this book is the interdependence, the wholeness, the oneness of people, land, weather, animals, and family. To touch one is to tamper with them all. We live in one functioning organism whose separate parts are artificially isolated by our culture. Here, Berry develops the compelling argument that the “gift” of good land has strings attached. We have it only on loan and only for as long as we practice good stewardship.