‘A Thousand Mornings’ With Poet Mary Oliver

This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I’m Rachel Martin. Mary Oliver is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose body of work is largely filled with imagery of the natural world. Her most recent collection is titled “A Thousand Mornings.” I spoke with her from member station WSHU in Fairfield, Connecticut. She began our interview by…

American Puritanism (I)

>>Alright, let’s get started today. I wanted to start by reviewing some of the stuff that we talked about at the end of last time, which the piece by Bruce Kuklick should have helped you to understand and to put into context. The concept of type and anti-type is sometimes confusing to people. Remember I…