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The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry

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August 10, 1999 | Paperback | 5 x 8, 192 Pages | ISBN 9781582430379
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The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry gathers one hundred poems written between 1957 and 1996. Chosen by the author, these pieces have been selected from each of nine previously published collections. The rich work in this volume reflects the development of Berry’s poetic sensibility over four decades. Focusing on themes that have occupied his work for years — land and nature, family and community, tradition as the groundwork for life and culture — The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry celebrates the broad range of this vital and transforming poet.

WENDELL BERRY lives and works with his wife, Tanya Berry, on their farm in Port Royal, Kentucky. An essayist, novelist, and poet, he is the author of more than thirty books. Berry has received numerous awards, including the T.S. Eliot Prize, the John Hay Award, the Lyndhurst Prize, and the Aiken-Taylor Award for Poetry from The Sewanee Review.


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