Recollected Essays 1965 1980: Berry, Wendell.
Wendell Berry is the kind of man, moreover, who cannot live without some re-creation in art of the natural beauty he loves so deeply. That is why he is a poet. It is also why he writes a type of poetry which not only pays tribute to nature itself but which, again, restores love to the origins of our most natural condition.
Wendell Berry 1934- American poet, novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator. In his poetry and prose, Berry documents the rural lifestyle of his native Kentucky.
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 Award, the John Hay Award, the Lyndhurst Prize, and the Aiken-Taylor Award for Poetry from The Sewanee Review.
Wendell Berry, 85, on his farm in Port Royal, Kentucky. He left his budding career as a New York academic in the 1960s to return to his hometown.
Wendell Berry is an American poet, cultural critic, environmental activist and novelist. He lives on a farm that he has maintained in Port Royal, Kentucky, for about 40 years. A farmer by profession, Berry holds deep reverence for agrarian values, marital fidelity and traditions.
We climb up the hill toward Wendell Berry and his wife, Tanya, expecting to enjoy full afternoon in the company of one of our nation's legendary writers an activists. Some of the great discoveries of my graduate education, back in the early 1990s, were the various works of Wendell Berry.
Essays and criticism on Wendell Berry - Critical Essays. Stegner has written of Berry’s work, “It is hard to say whether I like this writer better as a poet, an essayist, or a novelist.