The Far Corner

The Far Corner

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These essays include meditations and arguments on becoming a writer; on old-growth forest and the practice of clear-cutting; on the fluid dynamics and biotic diversity and mythic resonance of rivers; on the writers Ken Kesey and Wallace Stegner; on the literary genre of a€œcreative nonfictiona€; on death and dying and the consolations of mortality; on the al-Qaeda attacks of September 11, 2001; and on my allegiances to the places and region and country I call home. So writes John Daniel in the introduction to his latest book of essays, The Far Corner. Daniel writes from the ground he walks on and the landscape he inhabits, spinning narratives that seek to define how he belongs to the land and to life itself. He takes the reader to beaches, old-growth forests, and deep river canyonsa€”wild places, and places scarred by human exploitationa€”and leads us also through inner landscapes where he explores mortality, creativity, and spirituality. This collection extends John Daniela€™s earlier work in the personal essay form.narrative, so necessary, that George Orwell the writer was mighty lucky that this particular dog was there in the prison ... Though a€œA Hanginga€ is always anthologized as an essay, I dona#39;t know if Orwell or his publisher ever claimed a particular genre for ... To further the problem, the latter two forms, and often literary journalism as well, are usually referred to in journals and classrooms as a€œ creative nonfiction.

Title:The Far Corner
Author: John Daniel
Publisher:Counterpoint - 2009-03-02

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