The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays of Wendell Berry

Title

The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays of Wendell Berry

Authors

Wendell Berry

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Document Type

Book

Description

Art of the Commonplace gathers twenty essays by Wendell Berry that offer an agrarian alternative to our dominant urban culture. Grouped around five themes—an agrarian critique of culture, agrarian fundamentals, agrarian economics, agrarian religion, and geo-biography—these essays promote a clearly defined and compelling vision important to all people dissatisfied with the stress, anxiety, disease, and destructiveness of contemporary American culture.

Publication Date

2002

Publisher

Counterpoint

City

Washington

State

DC

Award

2013 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | History

The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays of Wendell Berry

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