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To judge from the two volumes of stories interspersed with poems that he's written since his move to the Alps, Berger has seen it differently. Through his careful attention to the specific, and his frank acceptance of the tangled and unresolvable, Berger has managed to shape stories that have the feel of the true; and as a result, perhaps for the first time in contemporary Western literature, we glimpse peasants as they are.
LIVING AND WRITING THE PEASANT LIFE 
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LIVING AND WRITING THE PEASANT LIFE 
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To judge from the two volumes of stories interspersed with poems that he's written since his move to the Alps, Berger has seen it differently. Through his careful attention to the specific, and his frank acceptance of the tangled and unresolvable, Berger has managed to shape stories that have the feel of the true; and as a result, perhaps for the first time in contemporary Western literature, we glimpse peasants as they are.
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