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Stirring the Mud

On Swamps, Bogs and Human Imagination

by Barbara Hurd

  • 212 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Swamps,
  • Essays,
  • Nature,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Ecology,
  • Nature / Essays,
  • Bogs,
  • Mud

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945270M
    ISBN 100807085448
    ISBN 109780807085448
    OCLC/WorldCa43836352

    Mud Puddle Step into my world where I analyze everything from love, life, history, fashion, and society. These are the stirrings of a 20 something girl with a psychology degree and an appetite for exploration.   This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue.

      Mud: Stories of Sex and Love by Michèle Roberts "Little curds of mud plug the gaps between her toes." In the title story, the words "mud" or "muddy" occur nearly 30 times. Mud in the eye. Stirring up the Mud: Using a Community-Based Participatory Approach to Address Health Disparities through a Faith-Based Initiative. Sue A. Kaplan, JD, Health disparities remind me of the mud at the bottom of the brook. They are always there, most of the time invisible. Sometimes, it takes a stick to stir them up and make them by:

      It’s typical of the wonderful care that’s taken over each image in this book, right up to the final paragraph that finally analyses mud, and indeed life itself: ‘It cools you down, it sticks to you like armour and it might suck you under, if you let it. But then that’s up to you, I suppose.’ Glorious! The book is the same/5(32).   This weekend I’ll post a review for a grand new cookie book, The Perfect Cookie by America’s Test Kitchen. Suzi and I have made four recipes so far and had four great successes. There’s an entire section devoted just to brownies and this gem is the leader of the pack. It is, I admit, [ ].


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This engaging book takes us deep into the swamp, both into the physical place and into its literary and mythic dimensions. Language, after all, is a swamp too―a meeting place, a fertile territory of depths and of origins. Stirring the Mud is a smart, singular enchantment.

(Mark Doty author of Dog Years)/5(11). The first book my eyes saw as I glanced over the pile was Stirring the Mud and I thought, how wonderful, a book about swamps.

This book is The universe dropped this book into my lap the day after we visited and I became enchanted with Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia/5. "Stirring the Mud" is a series of masterful essays that wade - literally and figuratively - through sometimes fetid, always dank and uncertain territory.

Hurd's tapestry of remarkable facts, fascinating lore, her own exploration of the physical world, personal recollection, spiritual journey, and elegant, luminous prose create a magic carpet /5(10). This engaging book takes us deep Stirring the Mud book the swamp, both into the physical place and into its literary and mythic dimensions.

Language, after all, is a swamp too—a meeting place, a fertile territory of depths and of origins. Stirring the Mud is a smart, singular enchantment.”--Mark Doty. "Stirring the Mud" is a series of masterful essays that wade - literally and figuratively - through sometimes fetid, always dank and uncertain territory.

Hurd's tapestry of remarkable facts, fascinating lore, her own exploration of the physical world, personal recollection, spiritual journey, and elegant, luminous prose create a magic carpet /5(5). This engaging book takes us deep into the swamp, both into the physical place and into its literary and mythic dimensions.

Language, after all, is a swamp too-a meeting place, a fertile territory of depths and of origins. Stirring the Mud is a smart, singular enchantment.

—Mark Doty, author of Dog Years. Stirring the Mud NPR coverage of Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination by Barbara Hurd. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Barbara Hurd. Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs and Human Imagination Barbara Hurd Buy this book A pair of shoes left behind in the swamp prompts musings on the allure and taboo of mud.

A trip through. Barbara Hurd is the author of Stirring the Mud ( avg rating, ratings, 21 reviews, published ), Entering the Stone ( avg rating, 79 rating 4/5. Stirring the mud: on swamps, bogs, and human imagination User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

It is not surprising that Hurd, a poet, writer, and teacher, was a recent finalist for the Annie Dillard Award for Nonfiction. Her use of recurring motifs within chapters and her earthy, evocative. STIRRING THE MUD. On Swamps, Bogs and Human Imagination.

AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The swamps of western Maryland provide the setting for a series of poised (if somewhat precious) meditations on our universal human desire to define, clarify, categorize, and plan Author: Barbara Hurd.

Download Stirring the Mud Study Guide Subscribe Now. Stirring the Mud (Critical Survey of Contemporary Fiction) print Print; will help you with any book or any question. Our. In Stirring the Mud, she visits wetlands in her native Maryland, Louisiana, and Alaska. She also tells about a trip to Tibet.

She also tells about a trip to Tibet. Hurd is a keen observer and thinker, and her book is full of passages that should be read and reread and sent to friends. Stirring the Mud. by Barbara Hurd (Beacon; $23) April 9, Save this story for later. Save this story for later.

Swamps and bogs and their mysterious ambiguity—their perch between liquid and. "Stirring the Mud" is a series of masterful essays that wade - literally and figuratively - through sometimes fetid, always dank and uncertain territory. Hurd's tapestry of remarkable facts, fascinating lore, her own exploration of the physical world, personal recollection, spiritual journey, and elegant, luminous prose create a magic carpet /5(7).

Hurd is the author of two literary nonfiction books, "Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs and Human Imagination," which was named a Los Angeles Times Best Book ofand "Entering the Stone: On Caves and Feeling Through the Dark," and a book of poetry, "Objects in This Mirror.".

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press, "A Mariner book." Description: pages ; 21 cm. Stirring the Mud is a slight book, only nine essays, but I’ve been reading and rereading it for weeks, pondering the images and leaps of thought.

To love a swamp is to love what is muted and marginal, what exists in the shadows, what shoulders its way out of mud and scurries along the damp edges of what is most commonly praised.

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