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by Wendell Berry

Category: History and Criticism
Subcategory: Fiction
Author: Wendell Berry
ISBN: 1593760132
ISBN13: 978-1593760137
Language: English
Publisher: Counterpoint (December 1, 2003)
Pages: 224
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Originally written in 1969, this is my first Wendell Berry book but it sure won't be the last

Originally written in 1969, this is my first Wendell Berry book but it sure won't be the last. Once in a while this learned man loses me but as I proceed usually in the next sentence or two I am rewarded by a thought so original that I have to sop and write it down, for example: "the right to be exceptional.

Published in 1969, The Long-Legged House was Wendell Berry’s first collection of essays, the inaugural work introducing many of the central themes that have occupied him over the course of his celebrated career. Three essays at the heart of this volume- The Rise, The Long-Legged House, and A Native Hill -are essays of homecoming and memoir, as the writer finds his home place, his native ground, his place on earth. As he later wrote, What I stand for is what I stand on, and here we see him beginning the acts of rediscovery and resettling.

The Long-Legged House book. Wendell Berry is a gentle English professor, poet, and writer who has written a book about some things he has obviously thought about carefully. This book is chock full of ideas. Some of them really grabbed me (not that they were new - just how clearly and simply he has articulated them) while others I did not identify with. I agree with his ideas on the role of the government and on living in the moment. However, some of his ideas would inhibit economic progress.

The Long-Legged House. First published in 1969 and out of print for more than twenty-five years, The Long-Legged House was Wendell Berry's first collection of essays, the inaugural work introducing many of the central issues that have occupied him over the course of his career. Three essays at the heart of this volume The Rise, The Long-Legged House, and A Native Hill are essays of homecoming and memoir, as the writer finds his home place, his native ground, his place on earth.

First published in 1969 and out of print for more than twenty-five years, The Long-Legged House was Wendell Berry's first collection of essays, the inaugural work introducing many of the central issues that have occupied him over the course of his career.

First published in 1969 and out of print for more than twenty-five years, The Long-Legged House was award-winner Wendell Berry’s first collection of essays, the inaugural work introducing many of the central issues that have occupied him over the course of his career

First published in 1969 and out of print for more than twenty-five years, The Long-Legged House was award-winner Wendell Berry’s first collection of essays, the inaugural work introducing many of the central issues that have occupied him over the course of his career. Three essays at the heart of this volume—“The Rise, “The Long-Legged House, and “A Native Hill —are essays of homecoming and memoir, as the writer finds his home place, his native ground, his place on earth.

Listen to books in audio format. The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry gathers one hundred poems written between 1957 and 1996. Chosen by the author, these pieces have been selected from each of nine previously published collections. The rich work in this volume reflects the development of Berry’s poetic sensibility over four decades. For the last five decades, Berry has embodied mindful eating through his land practices and his writing.

Wendell Erdman Berry (born August 5, 1934) is an American novelist, poet, essayist, environmental activist, cultural critic, and farmer. He is an elected member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, a recipient of The National Humanities Medal, and the Jefferson Lecturer for 2012. He is also a 2013 Fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Berry was named the recipient of the 2013 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.

The Long-Legged House (Paperback). Wendell Berry (author). Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers. Published by Harcourt, NY, 1969.

com: THE LONG-LEGGED HOUSE: 8vo, pp. 213. A fine copy in near fine dj without the discoloration of the ed paper that we usually find. The author of Nathan Coulter's first book of essays. Only 2890 copies were sold by September, 1971. The long-legged house. From Second Life Books, Inc. (Lanesborough, MA, . Association Member: ABAA. Price: US$ 38. 0 Convert Currency.

First published in 1969 and out of print for more than twenty-five years, The Long-Legged House was Wendell Berry's first collection of essays, the inaugural work introducing many of the central issues that have occupied him over the course of his career. Three essays at the heart of this volume―“The Rise,” “The Long-Legged House,” and “A Native Hill”―are essays of homecoming and memoir, as the writer finds his home place, his native ground, his place on earth. As he later wrote, “What I stand for is what I stand on,” and here we see him beginning the acts of rediscovery and resettling.
Comments to eBook The Long-Legged House
Nikok
This is the 3rd copy of this book I have owned. I keep giving them away to others that I feel should read it. Wendell Berry is a master essayist and writes about common sense observations concerning the preservation of our world and our lives.
Thozius
thanx for wendell berry
Jugore
I bought this book specifically to read one particular chapter recommended by another author. It was worth it.
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