By: Berry,Wendell , Wirzba,Norman
Shoemaker & Hoard: August 2003
Seller ID: 173252
Binding: Paper Back
Wendell Berry is inimitable. The paradox and source of that claim lies not in some grand scheme or complex philosophy, But rather in (what editor Norman Wirzba calls) his ''sustained attention to the particular.'' The product of this attention to ''agrarian'' (here we mean biological and ecological) concerns is a delight, even a wonder in their intrinsic worth and interdependence within the whole of creation -- which Berry believes has been damaged by the perversion of industrialism and urban life. The Art of the Common Place is a penetrating retrospective of Berry's finest work, offering us h... View More...