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Wendell Berry, a letter to Gary Snyder, thinking about religion

I think we have to acknowledge the possibility that practical experience can be condensed to good purpose into moral law: Do not let the topsoil wash away. That does not have to be stated as a moral law. It’s a “universal.” It could also be stated: “God has forbidden us to let the topsoil wash […]


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Letters by Anthony Hecht: In the Atelier

A heaping plateful of correspondence by poet Anthony Hecht is served up by Jonathan F. S. Post in the current issue of The Hopkins Review.  Thanks to the editors for allowing us to pass on three letters that offer a glimpse into the poet’s atelier.  In the first, as a mere lad of twenty-seven, Hecht […]


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