Voice in the Wilderness: Conversations with Terry Tempest Williams

Voice in the Wilderness: Conversations with Terry Tempest Williams

by Michael Austin
     
 

With her distinctive, impassioned voice and familiar felicity of language, Terry Tempest Williams talks about wilderness and wildlife, place and eroticism, art and literature, democracy and politics, family and heritage, Mormonism and religion, writing and creativity, and other subjects that engage her agile mind—in a set of interviews gathered and introduced

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With her distinctive, impassioned voice and familiar felicity of language, Terry Tempest Williams talks about wilderness and wildlife, place and eroticism, art and literature, democracy and politics, family and heritage, Mormonism and religion, writing and creativity, and other subjects that engage her agile mind—in a set of interviews gathered and introduced by Michael Austin to represent the span of her career as a naturalist, author, and activist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874216349
Publisher:
Utah State University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................ix
A Life Engaged A Critical Introduction Michael Austin....................1
Memory is the Only Way Home A Conversational Interview with Terry Tempest Williams David Petersen, 1991....................13
Wild Heart The Politics of Place Justine Toms, 1994....................21
Terry Tempest Williams Derrick Jensen, 1995....................34
The Politics of Place An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams Scott London, 1995....................50
Terry Tempest Williams and Ona Siporin A Conversation Ona Siporin, 1996....................60
A Conversation with Terry Tempest Williams Jocelyn Bartkevicius and Mary Hussmann, 1997....................72
Talking to Terry Tempest Williams About Writing, the Environment, and Being a Mormon Tom Lynch, 1999....................93
Testimony, Refuge, and the Sense of Place A Conversation with Terry Tempest Williams David Thomas Sumner, 1999....................100
The Transformative Power of Art An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams Michael Toms, 2000....................115
Lighting the Match An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams Susie Caldwell, 2001....................131
Wild Mercy and Restoring the Dialogue Reflections on 9/11 Michael Toms, 2001 and 2002....................146
An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams Jana Bouck Remy, 2002....................146
Coffee Talk A Chat with Terry Tempest Williams Aria Seligmann, 2003....................160
A Conversation with Terry Tempest Williams Delicious Living magazine, 2003....................165
An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams David Kupfer, 2005....................168
The Wild Mind Terry Tempest Williams and the Writing Process Michael Austin, 2005....................176
Appendix Interviews with Terry Tempest Williams....................187
Index....................191

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