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The Resource The world-ending fire : the essential Wendell Berry, selected and with an introduction by Paul Kingsnorth

The world-ending fire : the essential Wendell Berry, selected and with an introduction by Paul Kingsnorth

Label
The world-ending fire : the essential Wendell Berry
Title
The world-ending fire
Title remainder
the essential Wendell Berry
Statement of responsibility
selected and with an introduction by Paul Kingsnorth
Creator
Contributor
Author
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The writings gathered in The World-Ending Fire are the unique product of a life spent farming the fields of rural Kentucky with mules and horses, and of the rich, intimate knowledge of the land cultivated by this work. These are essays written in defiance of the false call to progress and in defense of local landscapes, essays that celebrate our cultural heritage, our history, and our home. With grace and conviction, Wendell Berry shows that we simply cannot afford to succumb to the mass-produced madness that drives our global economy--the natural world will not survive it. Yet he also shares with us a vision of consolation and of hope. We may be locked in an uneven struggle, but we can and must begin to treat our land, our neighbors, and ourselves with respect and care. As Berry urges, we must abandon arrogance and stand in awe."
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Summary
Celebrating our cultural heritage, our history and our home, an essayist, novelist and poet presents a collection of writings of a life spent farming the fields of rural Kentucky with mules and horses, and of the deeply personal knowledge of the land cultivated by this work
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
--Amazon
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10660301
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berry, Wendell
Dewey number
818.5409
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kingsnorth, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Agriculture
  • Farm life
  • Authors, American
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Agriculture
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the essential Wendell Berry
Label
The world-ending fire : the essential Wendell Berry, selected and with an introduction by Paul Kingsnorth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The total economy
  • (2000)
  • Writer and region
  • (1987)
  • Damage
  • (1974)
  • The work of local culture
  • (1988)
  • The unsettling of America
  • (1977)
  • A native hill
  • The agrarian standard
  • (2002)
  • The pleasures of eating
  • (1989)
  • Horse-drawn tools and the doctrine of labor saving
  • (1978)
  • Getting along with nature
  • (1982)
  • A few words for motherhood
  • (1980)
  • (1968)
  • Two minds
  • (2002)
  • The prejudice against country people
  • (2001)
  • Faustian economics
  • (2006)
  • Quantity versus form
  • (2004)
  • Word and flesh
  • (1989)
  • The making of a marginal farm
  • Why I am not going to buy a computer
  • (1987)
  • Feminism, the body, and the machine
  • (1989)
  • Family work
  • (1980)
  • Rugged individualism
  • (2004)
  • Economy and pleasure
  • (1988)
  • (1980)
  • In distrust of movements
  • (1998)
  • In defense of literacy
  • (1970)
  • Some thoughts on citizenship and conscience in honor of Dan Pratt
  • (1968)
  • Compromise, Hell!
  • (2004)
  • The way of ignorance
  • (2004)
  • Think little
  • The future of agriculture
  • (2011)
  • The rise
  • (1969)
  • (1970)
  • Nature as measure
  • (1989)
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Counterpoint edition.
Extent
x, 351 pages
Isbn
9781640090286
Lccn
2017060544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Stock number
BRO-copy20180611-060
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1003727592
  • (OCoLC)1003727592
  • 523620
  • 529143
  • 529143
Label
The world-ending fire : the essential Wendell Berry, selected and with an introduction by Paul Kingsnorth
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The total economy
  • (2000)
  • Writer and region
  • (1987)
  • Damage
  • (1974)
  • The work of local culture
  • (1988)
  • The unsettling of America
  • (1977)
  • A native hill
  • The agrarian standard
  • (2002)
  • The pleasures of eating
  • (1989)
  • Horse-drawn tools and the doctrine of labor saving
  • (1978)
  • Getting along with nature
  • (1982)
  • A few words for motherhood
  • (1980)
  • (1968)
  • Two minds
  • (2002)
  • The prejudice against country people
  • (2001)
  • Faustian economics
  • (2006)
  • Quantity versus form
  • (2004)
  • Word and flesh
  • (1989)
  • The making of a marginal farm
  • Why I am not going to buy a computer
  • (1987)
  • Feminism, the body, and the machine
  • (1989)
  • Family work
  • (1980)
  • Rugged individualism
  • (2004)
  • Economy and pleasure
  • (1988)
  • (1980)
  • In distrust of movements
  • (1998)
  • In defense of literacy
  • (1970)
  • Some thoughts on citizenship and conscience in honor of Dan Pratt
  • (1968)
  • Compromise, Hell!
  • (2004)
  • The way of ignorance
  • (2004)
  • Think little
  • The future of agriculture
  • (2011)
  • The rise
  • (1969)
  • (1970)
  • Nature as measure
  • (1989)
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Counterpoint edition.
Extent
x, 351 pages
Isbn
9781640090286
Lccn
2017060544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Stock number
BRO-copy20180611-060
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1003727592
  • (OCoLC)1003727592
  • 523620
  • 529143
  • 529143

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