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Home is where we know — and are known — through accumulated experience.
How do we accurately evoke land we love? What should we even call the world we walk and drive through-scenery, landscape?
I read the landscape to help me through, to know what's come before me there, to find my footing in time.
We are so habitually nostalgic by now that we anticipate looking back in the midst of enjoyment, look forward to watching the videos we're taking of our children even as we make them.
The extent and condition of our property, and our choice of style in dwelling, create a powerful emblem of our identity and status.
Individualism and mobility are at the core of American identity
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There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism, in its modern sense.
John Buchanan Robinson
March 16, 1951
September 19, 2006
Deborah Anne Tall was an American writer and poet. From 1982 until 2006, she was a professor of literature and writing at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and edited the literary journal, The Seneca Review.
A Family of Strangers (2006)
The Island of the White Cow (1986)
Eight colors wide (1974)
Ninth Life: Poems (1982)
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