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The Land Remembers

Author : Ben Logan
ISBN : 0976145057
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This classic American memoir is about a farm and its people, of a boyhood on a southwestern Wisconsin hilltop world in the 1930s. Ben Logan grew up on Seldom Seen Farm with his three brothers, father, mother, and hired hand Lyle--"the fifth Logan boy.” The boys discussed and argued and joked over the events around their farm, marked the seasons by the demands of the land, tested each other and themselves, and grew up learning timeless lessons. This paperback edition features Logan's never-before-published afterword that traces the Logan land to an earlier time, bringing the story full circle to the farm and its people.

This Old Farm

Author : Roger Welsch
ISBN : 1610605489
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Seasons On The Farm

Author : Roger Welsch
ISBN : 1610605020
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So Ole Says To Lena

Author : James P. Leary
ISBN : 0299173747
Genre : Humor
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In the land of beer, cheese, and muskies—where the polka is danced and winter is unending and where Lutherans and Catholics predominate—everybody is ethnic, the politics are clean, and the humor is plentiful. This collection includes jokes, humorous anecdotes, and tall tales from ethnic groups (Woodland Indians, French, Cornish, Germans, Irish, Scandinavians, Finns, and Poles) and working folk (loggers, miners, farmers, townsfolk, hunters, and fishers). Dig into the rich cultural context supplied by the notes and photographs, or just laugh at the hundreds of jokes gathered at small-town cafes, farm tables, job sites, and church suppers. This second edition includes an afterword and indexes of motifs and tale types.

Dictionary Of Midwestern Literature Volume 2

Author : Philip A. Greasley
ISBN : 9780253021168
Genre : Literary Collections
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The Midwest has produced a robust literary heritage. Its authors have won half of the nation’s Nobel Prizes for Literature plus a significant number of Pulitzer Prizes. This volume explores the rich racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the region. It also contains entries on 35 pivotal Midwestern literary works, literary genres, literary, cultural, historical, and social movements, state and city literatures, literary journals and magazines, as well as entries on science fiction, film, comic strips,graphic novels, and environmental writing. Prepared by a team of scholars, this second volume of the Dictionary of Midwestern Literature is a comprehensive resource that demonstrates the Midwest’s continuing cultural vitality and the stature and distinctiveness of its literature.

Wisconsin History

Author : Barbara Dotts Paul
ISBN : 0313282714
Genre : History
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With 3,400 entries, this is the only comprehensive, up-to-date bibliography covering Wisconsin's 150-year history.

Wisconsin Magazine Of History

Author : Milo Milton Quaife
ISBN : MINN:31951P00860570I
Genre : Wisconsin
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Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015559680
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Great Possibilities

Author : Ronald Elroy Ostman
ISBN : UOM:39076002867773
Genre : Country life
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A narrated collection of 150 antique photographs.

Quest For Walden

Author : Loren C. Owings
ISBN : UOM:39015040574884
Genre : Literary Criticism
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For many urban-dwellers, a Walden-like five acres, two hours outside the city, would be their answer to the American dream. Over the years, writers--usually exurbanites long fascinated with the theme of retreat to the pastoral ideal--have published country books urging the return to rural life. Country books follow two formats--the country life essay and the handbook--and as a group trace changes in society and American values since the mid-1860s. The first book-length study of the country book, this work gives detailed content analyses of both country essays and handbooks, examines the back-to-land movement as reflected in books from 1863 through 1995, and discusses the influence of Henry David Thoreau's Walden on the genre. Included are chapter-length studies of David Grayson (Ray Stannard Baker), Louis Bromfield and Malabar Farm, naturist Hal Borland, Gladys Taber and her Stillmeadow Farm, and Helen and Scott Nearing. Other notable authors discussed are Henry Beston, Lewis Gannett, poet Donald Hall, Haydn Pearson, and Mark Van Doren. The extensive annotated bibliography includes over 200 works.

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