If I am going to share with my kids the area where I spent my teenage years, I am going to have to do it right away because, it will all be gone soon. It sounds strange to say that a whole town, the school, the churches, the businesses will be gone . . . but they will. [Read more…]
The Moviegoer. Walker Percy. (NY: Vintage, 1960 [1998 reprint]). 241 pages.
It is common to find discussions of “sense of place” in modern academic texts. Anthropologists, philosophers, and literary theorists give much attention to the bonds between man and place and the manner in which perceptions, beliefs, and actions are influenced by it.