Field of Vision

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University of Iowa Press, 1996 - Literary Collections - 139 pages
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In this contemplative collection of essays, Lisa Knopp moves out from the prairies of Nebraska and Iowa to encompass a fully developed vision of light, memory, change, separateness, time, symbols, responsibility, and unity. Knopp charts a stimulating course among the individual, community, and culture that removes the boundaries between self and other, allowing one to become fully present in the world. Her keen vision sees beyond the ordinary to illuminate the mysteries and meanings of our personal and natural worlds.

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Contents

Pheasant Country
14
Houseguest
35
Sky Watch
49
Copyright

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Lisa Knopp is an associate professor of English at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the author of "Flight Dreams: A Life in the Midwestern Landscape," "Field of Vision," and "The Nature of Home: A Lexicon of Essays" (available in a Bison Books edition).

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