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Introduction

Gene Logsdon

in The Mother of All Arts

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print July 2007 | ISBN: 9780813124438
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813134734 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses agrarian art by beginning with a short narrative of the author's meeting with several farmers, some of whom are known essayists, illustrators, and novelists. The narrative is followed by a statement of the purpose of the book: to examine how the creative impulse in arts acts itself out when influenced by farming and rural life.

Keywords: agrarian art; narrative; creative impulse; arts; farming; rural life

Chapter.  1923 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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