Local Culture Archives

To read future issues of Local Culture: A Journal of the Front Porch Republic, please subscribe!

3.2 The Higher Ed Issue

Table of Contents

From the Editor by Jason Peters

Of Justice and Jargon: A Chronicle of Higher Education; Or, They Never Told Me I Could Think Like That by Jeff Polet

"A Founding Grace" and "Jacoby Falls" (poems) by Eric Taylor

Hey Hey, Ho Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go; Or a Case for Local History by Allan C. Carlson

Meeting a Friend: Notes on a Campus Strike by Susan McWilliams Barndt

"Gift" (poem) by Matthew Faller

Nietzche and the Rage for Equality by Roman Bonzon

Not Civics, Not Citizenship, but Hell: Classical Political Theory and its Broader Sensibilities by John Seery

"A Response to Christopher Marlowe's Shephered" (poem) by Eve Ruotsinoja

The Place of Higher Education and Higher Education in Place by Mark T. Mitchell

Book Review: On Barbecue by Jason Peters

Book Review: The Restless and Relentless Mind of Wes Jackson by Paul Schellinger

Hey, Brad! by Bradley J. Birzer (in conversation)

3.1 The Arts of Region and Place

Table of Contents

From the Editor by Jason Peters

Reading and Writing the Lake District by Jeffrey Bilbro

Erasing the Art of Our Imperfect Past by Katherine Dalton

Sabbath Poems 2017 by Wendell Berry

DIY Local Music by David Heddendorf

“Not a Question of Choice”: Freedom, Identity, and Place in Willa Cather’s O Pioneers! by Rachel B. Griffis

Singing About Architecture: The Jayhawks and Minnesota by Michial Farmer

"The Tale of Loch Inn" (poem) by Andreas Hibernicus

Wallace Stegner and The Arts of Place Where There is No Place by Matt Stewart

Notes on Deep America: A Review of Benjamin Moser’s Sontag: Her Life and Work by Jon Lauck

Hey, Bill! by Bill Kauffman (in conversation)

2.2 Christopher Lasch

Table of Contents

From the Editor by Jason Peters

Revolt of the Elite, Revenge of the Resentful by David Bosworth

Cristopher Lasch's Last Book by Wilfred M. McClay

A Better Stand: Christopher Lasch, Wendell Berry, and Populist Hope by Eric Miller

Christopher Lasch: Death and Dying in a Front Porch Republic by Robert Westbrook

"Noblesse Oblige" (poem) by David Wright

Limits, Risk Aversion, and Technocracy by Jeremy Beer

Christopher Lasch's Christian Roommate (John Updike) and Ideas of Religious Culture by David Crowe

A Tribute to Christopher Lasch, the Undergraduate Teacher by Robert Westbrook

A Peek in the Window: Reminiscences About My Father by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn

Hey, Bill! by Bill Kauffman (in conversation)

2.1 Distributism

Table of Contents

From the Editor by Jason Peters

Distributism: A Short History by Allan C. Carlson

Equity and Equilibrium: The Political Economy of Distributism by John C. Médaille

Distributist Aesthetics in G.K. Chesterton's The Flying Inn by Cameron Moore

"Trees" and "Virtue of Tools" (poems) by Jeffrey Bilbro

Catholic Social Doctrine and Herbert Agar's Distributist-Agrarian "Alliance" by James Matthew Wilson

"The Advent of Sadie Miller," "At Sadie Miller's Wake," and "Lawson Miller's Christmas" (poems) by David Lyle Jeffrey

The Problem of Eric Gill by Jeffrey Polet

The Violence at the Heart, Reflections on the Agrarian Metaphor by John V. Glass III

Hilaire Belloc's Distributism: A Commitment to Place by Ryan Hanning

1.1 Wendell Berry

Table of Contents

From the Editor by Jason Peters

Putting Two Things Back Together by Jeffrey Bilbro

"The Hermit as Work of Art," "Riddle," and "Current" (poems) by Sally Thomas

The Making of Look and See: An Interview with Laura Dunn by Laura Dunn and Jason Peters

"Verse Letter to John" (poem) by James Matthew Wilson

Berry Has a Point by Darryl Hart

By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them: On the Species by Jeffrey Polet

The Mad Farmer’s Gay Liberation Front? Wendell Berry on Same-sex Marriage by Scott H. Moore

Marriage, Community, and Provision by Russell Arben Fox

On the Limits of Flesh and Spirit and Our Debt to Wendell Berry by Jason Peters