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From Jilting to Jonquil: Katherine Anne Porter and Wendell Berry, Sustaining Connections, Re-engendering the Rural

From Jilting to Jonquil: Katherine Anne Porter and Wendell Berry, Sustaining Connections,... m att Wan at Fr om j ilting t o j onquil Katherine Anne Porter and Wendell Berry, Sustaining Connections, Re-engendering the Rural “For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope.” —Ecclesiastes 9:4 Porter’s and Berry ’s Sustainability ne , w agrarianism, localism, and other literature contemporary place-based interest s invite reconsid- eration of our priorities as teac hers and scholars of represents literature. Demonstrati ng rooted ness in traditional an important agricultural work and place, Wendell Berry’s liter - ature voices a number of place-based concerns. literary and However, our much-needed reconsiderations of cultural series the value of place raise questions about the ways in which we might reimagine gender as part of the of intersecting discussion. The following essay reads Katheri ne issues Anne Porter’s “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” pertaining (1929), Berry’s “A Jonquil for Mary Penn” (1992), and Porter’s “Noon Wine” (1937) with additional atten - to modern tion to each author’s larger body of work and ideas. alienation and I am particularly interested here in Porter’s and Berry’s intersecting ,but often at odds, treatment s the gendered of female isolation and connection withi n commu - nature of nities. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Southern Literary Journal University of North Carolina Press

From Jilting to Jonquil: Katherine Anne Porter and Wendell Berry, Sustaining Connections, Re-engendering the Rural

The Southern Literary Journal , Volume 49 (2) – May 12, 2018

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University of North Carolina Press
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Copyright © 2008 the Southern Literary Journal and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of English.
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Abstract

m att Wan at Fr om j ilting t o j onquil Katherine Anne Porter and Wendell Berry, Sustaining Connections, Re-engendering the Rural “For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope.” —Ecclesiastes 9:4 Porter’s and Berry ’s Sustainability ne , w agrarianism, localism, and other literature contemporary place-based interest s invite reconsid- eration of our priorities as teac hers and scholars of represents literature. Demonstrati ng rooted ness in traditional an important agricultural work and place, Wendell Berry’s liter - ature voices a number of place-based concerns. literary and However, our much-needed reconsiderations of cultural series the value of place raise questions about the ways in which we might reimagine gender as part of the of intersecting discussion. The following essay reads Katheri ne issues Anne Porter’s “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” pertaining (1929), Berry’s “A Jonquil for Mary Penn” (1992), and Porter’s “Noon Wine” (1937) with additional atten - to modern tion to each author’s larger body of work and ideas. alienation and I am particularly interested here in Porter’s and Berry’s intersecting ,but often at odds, treatment s the gendered of female isolation and connection withi n commu - nature of nities.

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The Southern Literary JournalUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: May 12, 2018

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