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Summer

A Spiritual Biography of the Season

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Organized around themes of time and people`s response to it, a lush collection of essays, poems, and meditations by great writers explores the rich vibrancy of summer and its spiritual meanings. Original.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface xiii
PART ONE: Play and Leisure
Recipe: Dr. Lehman`s Dandelion Wine
xviii
Introduction
3
A Prayer
7
RAY BRADBURY
From Dandelion Wine
9
RONNA N. WELSH
`Camp Food`
13
SCOTT CAIRNS
`Accepting Blood` and `Yellow`
17
JAMAICA KINCAID
`The Circling Hand` from Annie John
20
G.K. CHESTERTON
`A Piece of Chalk` from Tremendous Trifles
26
RICHARD JEFFERIES
`Meadow Thoughts` from The Life in the Fields
31
T`AO CH`IEN
`Reading The Book of Hills and Seas`
37
ANNE LAMOTT
`Altar` from Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
39
Psalm 100
45
PART TWO: Tillage and Cultivation
Recipe: Mixed Greens and Walnuts
46
Introduction
49
A Prayer
53
CHEUNG HSIEH, PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR
A Gathering of Farming Poems
55
ELINORE PRUITT STEWART
`A Busy, Happy Summer` from Letters of a Woman Homesteader
59
GRETEL EHRLICH
`From a Sheepherder`s Notebook: Three Days` from The Solace of Open Spaces
64
SHERMAN ALEXIE
`The Summer of Black Widows`
71
MICHAEL POLLAN
`Weeds Are Us` from Second Nature: A Gardener`s Education
74
BARBARA CROOKER, LEE ROBINSON, DOROTHEA MACKELLAR
A Gathering of Gardening Poems
82
RICHARD SELZER
`Toenails` from Letters to a Young Doctor
86
Psalm 65
93
PART THREE: Family and Community
Recipe: Mary Ann`s Spicy Herb Dip
94
Introduction
97
A Prayer
101
THOMAS LYNCH
`The Oak Grove Imbroglio` from Bodies in Motion and at Rest
103
WILLIAM J. VANDE KOPPLE
`Bright Hope`
110
CARL SANDBURG
A Gathering of Poems
119
The Declaration of Independence
124
FREDERICK DOUGLASS
`What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?`
130
BARBARA TUCHMAN
`On Our Birthday America as Idea`
135
Psalm 132
139
PART FOUR: Nature and Grace
Recipe: Eggplant Spread
140
Introduction
143
A Prayer
147
LUCI SHAW
`Raspberries` and `Summer road remembered`
149
WALT WHITMAN
Selections from Specimen Days
152
CHARLES C. ABBOTT
`A Fence-rail Fancy` from In Nature`s Realm
158
SIEGFRIED SASSOON, DENISE LEVERTOV, BARBARA CROOKER, TADA CHIMAKO, IBN ABI I-HAYTHAM
A Gathering of Poems from Around the World
163
CELIA THAXTER
From Among the Isles of Shoals
169
Selections from Psalm 104
176
PART FIVE: Retreat and Return
Recipe: African Squash and Yams
178
Introduction
181
A Prayer
185
BARBARA HURD
`Refugium` from Stirring the Mud: OH Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination
187
SARAH ORNE JEWETT
`The Backward View` from The Country of the Pointed Firs
197
ROBERT CLARK
Selections from My Grandfather`s House: A Genealogy of Doubt and Faith
199
N. SCOTT MOMADAY
From The bray to Rainy Mountain
214
MADELEINE L`ENGLE
Selections from The Summer of the Great-Grandmother
222
LESLIE PINCKNEY HILL, WATHEN MARKS WILKS CALL, KENNETH SLADE ALLING
A Gathering of Summer Poems
228
PATRICIA HAMPL
`Silence` from Virgin Time
233
Psalm 91
242
Acknowledgments 245
Notes 251
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
257 pagina's
Januari 2007
395 gram
221 x 148 x 19 mm
SKYLIGHT PATHS gb

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