New Scholarship: Diana Saverin on Annie Dillard

February 5, 2015

By Nancy Kuhl

In the current Atlantic Monthly, recent Yale graduate Diana Saverin explores the Annie Dillard Archive. “When Annie Dillard wrote Pilgrim at Tinker Creek,” Saverin writes, “she didn’t think anyone would want to read a memoir by a ‘Virginia housewife.’ So she left her domestic life out of the book—and turned her surroundings into a wilderness.”

Read the artcile here: “The Thoreau of the Suburbs” by Diana Saverin.

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Image: Notes for Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, photographed by Diana Saverin.