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From Where We Stand Why Does A Particular Landscape Move Us What Is It That Attaches Us To A Particular Place Deborah Tall S From Where We Stand Is An Eloquent Exploration Of The Connections We Have With Places And The Loss To Us If There Are No Such Connections A Typically Rootless Child Of Several American Suburbs, Haunted As An Adult By The Need To Belong To An Authentic Place, Deborah Tall Set Out To Make A True Home For Herself In The Landscape To Which Circumstance Had Brought Her The Finger Lakes Region Of Upstate New York In A Mosaic Of Personal Anecdotes, Historical Sketches, And Lyrical Meditations, She Interweaves Her Own Story With The Story Of This Place And Its People From The Seneca Nation Of The Iroquois To European Settlers, To The Many Utopians Who Sensed A Spiritual Resonance Here And Were Inspired.

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[KINDLE] ❅ From Where We Stand  By Deborah Tall – Pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Paperback
  • 241 pages
  • From Where We Stand
  • Deborah Tall
  • English
  • 05 November 2018
  • 0801854229

10 thoughts on “From Where We Stand

  1. says:

    Deborah Tall is a poet who got a job teaching at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and had to move to Geneva, New York It was a place she had no connection to, but she wanted to develop a connection She goes about it by looking around her, by driving to visit local sites of interest, and interviewing people And she muses, about everything What does this mean What does it all mean And she reads She reads a lot She reads about the history of the Geneva, and Seneca Lake, and the Finger Lak Deborah Tall is a poet who got a job teaching at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and had to move to Geneva, New York It was a place she had no connection to, but she wanted to develop a connection She goes about it by looking around her, by driving to visit local sites of interest, and interviewing people And she muses, about everything What does this mean What does it all mean And she reads She reads a lot She reads about the history of the Geneva, and Seneca Lake, and the Finger Lakes region, and she reads what others have said about the meaning of place in culture She quotes historians, anthropologists, philosophers, poets, and experts in various fields The amount of scholarship is impressive Just for kicks, I went back and took...

  2. says:

    Even while I was about to finish it, I was already thinking that I wanted to read this book again It has so much insight and offers a lot of details about how Native American culture could contribute to an American s sense of place There are also a lot of great quotes and...

  3. says:

    I was interested in this book because I wanted to learn about the history and culture of the Finger Lakes area Deborah Tall lived in Ithaca she died at the age of 55 in 2006 and was a professor of English and Comparative Literature at Hobart and William Smith Colleges The book focuses on the town of Geneva, where she worked and lived for many years Like many itinerant academics, she moved to the area because of her job at the college, not because of any attachments to the locale or its peop I was interested in this book because I wanted to learn about the history and culture of the Finger Lakes area Deborah Tall lived in Ithaca she died at the age of 55 in 2006 and was a professor of English and Comparative Literature at Hobart and William Smith Colleges The book focuses on the town of Geneva, where she worked and lived for many years Like many itinerant academics, she moved to the area because of her job at the college, not because of any attachments to the locale or its people This is supposedly a story about how an outsider discovers a sense of place for her new home The book reads like a disorganized assembly o...

  4. says:

    This book gave me a lot to consider regarding my place in the world, why I choose to live in certain places, how to connect with my landscape, and even how I identify my landscape This is a beautiful book that I will likely continue thinking about for a long time.

  5. says:

    I appreciated learningabout the local history of the Finger Lakes and particularly Geneva, NY.

  6. says:

    I learned a lot from the first half of this book it is often beautiful, and in particular I found the description of the Iroquois Confederacy to be extremely illuminating powerful helpful As a newcomer to Central NY, I have been slowly filling in my knowledge gaps re indigenous histories and communities, and this book definitely had something to contribute.That being said, I experienced a rapid falling out with this book as I read the descriptions of Geneva, NY Understandable and I m sure I learned a lot from the first half of this book it is often beautiful, and in particular I found the description of the Iroquois Confederacy to be extremely illuminating powerful helpful As a newcomer to Central NY, I have been slowly filling in my knowledge gaps re indigenous histories and communities, and this book definitely had something to contribute.That being said, I experienced a rapid falling out with this book as I read the descriptions of Geneva, NY Understandable and I m sure honest, but at the same time it felt like an overly dismissive take And I guess a major downside ...

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