The Unforeseen Self in the Works of Wendell Berry

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Abbey, Edward, 6-7, 129, 131
Amish: as model community, 71, 77, 128, 129; in Remembering,76
Another Turn of the Crank: autobiog- rapher in, 21; farmer in, 79 - 80; neighbor in, 133 - 35
Augustine, 8, 17-18
Autobiographical personae: ex- plained, 2, 7
Autobiography: definitions of, 7-9
Berry, John, 49 - 50, 54, 55, 77, 105, 116, 147- 48
Berry, Pryor Thomas, 11, 13, 54, 61- 62
Bible: Deuteronomy, 99; Exodus, 150; Genesis, 24, 98, 102, 148; Isaiah, 110; Jig Pendleton's reading of, 89- 90; Job, 117; John, 114; Leviticus, 143; Matthew, 132, 143; New Testa- ment, 109, 110; Psalms, 117; Ro- mans, 98
Blake, William, 55 - 56, 95, 99, 114
Broken Ground, The9, 17. See also “Canticle”; “Diagon”; “Elegy”; “Man Walking and Singing, A”
“Canticle, 90 - 91
Caudill, Harry, 129, 130 - 31
Christianity: in “Christianity and the Survival of Creation, 107-8; in Clearing,98; in “Fidelity, 109-11; in “The Gift of Good Land, 99 - 100; in “God and Country, 107; in The Hidden Wound,93 - 94; in Life
Is a Miracle,116-17; in Nathan Coulter,89 - 90; in Openings,92; in “Pray Without Ceasing, 112-13; in Sabbaths,101-4; in “The Wild Birds, 106-7; in A World Lost, 113-14
“Christianity and the Survival of Cre- ation”: neighbor in, 132; prophet in, 107-8
Clearing,96 - 98. See also “Clearing, The”; “From the Crest”; “History”; “Where”
“Clearing, The, 97
Collected Poems: autobiographer in, 17, 18; poet's revision of, 45 - 46
Community: in “The Inheritors, 144 - 46; neighbor's attitude to- ward, 118 - 36, 151-52; of readers, 152-54; as reference point for self, 11-13, 15; in Watch with Me,137- 40, 141; of writers, 129 - 30
Continuous Harmony, A. See “Disci- pline and Hope”; “Secular Pilgrim- age, A”
Conversation: as autobiographical medium, 4-5, 119-20, 140-41, 144, 146, 151- 52; role of in com- munity, 118-19; role of in universi- ty, 135 - 36; with readers, 152-56
Death: poet's attitude toward, 50 - 53; prophet's consciousness of, 89 - 91, 114-16
“Diagon, 24-25, 26-28
“Discipline and Hope, 58 - 60


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