Berry, Wendell

Berry, Wendell (Erdman)

(1934–  ) poet, writer; born in Henry County, Ky. He graduated from the University of Kentucky (B.A. 1956; M.A. 1957), taught at various institutions, and at one time was an editor for Rodale Press, Pa. Regarded as a regional writer of novels and essays, he is known for his poetry, as in The Country of Marriage (1973), and his deep feeling for rural life and the land.
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Because of the enthusiasm, a temporary organizing committee was formed consisting of John Barrows, David Berry, Wendell Hoss, Robert Marsh, William Robinson, Norman Schweikert, Lowell Shaw, and Barry Tuckwell, Norman Schweikert accepted the chairmanship, and with it the the responsibility of guiding and coordinating its work.
Berry, Wendell. "The Agrarian Standard." The Citizenship Papers.
Berry, Wendell. The Art of the Common-Place: Agrarian Essays of Wendell Berry.
Berry, Wendell. "Christianity and the survival of creation." In Sex, economy, freedom and community.
Berry, Wendell. "The burden of the Gospels." In Blessed are the peacemakers.
BERRY, Wendell ; "Poetry and Place," in Standing by Words 179-180 (San Francisco: North Point Press, 1983).
Berry, Wendell. Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community.
Berry, Wendell. The Way of Ignorance and Other Essays.
Berry, Wendell. "A Citizen's Response to the National Security Strategy of the U.S." Orion Online.
Berry, Wendell. "An Entrance to the Woods" and "The Unforeseen Wilderness." Recollected Essays 1965-1980.
Berry, Wendell. "The Body and the Earth." The Unsettling of America 97-140.