It All Turns on Affection
The Jefferson Lecture and Other EssayseBook - 2012
When he accepted the invitation to deliver The Jefferson Lecture?our nation's highest honor for distinguished intellectual achievement?Wendell Berry decided to take on the obligation of thinking again about the problems that have engaged him throughout his long career. He wanted a fresh start, not only in looking at the groundwork of the problems facing our nation and the earth itself, but in gaining hope from some examples of repair and healing even in these times of Late Capitalism and its destructive contagions. As a poet and writer he understood already that much can be gleaned from lookin.
Publisher: New York : Counterpoint, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (129 pages)