Wendell Berry – 2012 Jefferson Lecture [Video / Text]

April 27, 2012

 

Long-time readers of the Englewood Review will know that we are big fans here of Wendell Berry and his writings.

Berry had the honor, earlier this week of giving the distinguished Jefferson Lecture at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

We are honored to provide both the video and the text of the lecture below.  It is well worth your time to watch and/or read this!

Berry’s newest book is

New Collected Poems.
Hardback: Counterpoint, 2012.
Buy now: [ Amazon ] [ Kindle ]






[ CLICK HERE to watch the video… ]
(Sorry, tried to embed it here but couldn’t turn off the auto-play…)


The text of the lecture can be found here

And also this week, there was a great piece on him in the New York Times:
Wendell Berry, American Hero.