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Title:
A place for wayfaring : the poetry and prose of Gary Snyder
Author:
Murphy, Patrick D., 1951-
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Corvallis, Or. : Oregon State University Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
viii, 248 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
"Membership in a real world": an introduction to the writer and his work -- From myth criticism to mythopoesis: myths & texts -- Working rhythms: Riprap and Cold mountain poems -- Passing and returning: Passage through India and The back country -- The waves of household and marriage: Earth house hold and Regarding wave -- Reinhabiting the land: Turtle Island -- Handing down the practice: Axe handles and Left out in the rain -- Of wilderness and wilderness in plain language: the practice of the wild -- Sifting and selecting: no nature and a place in space -- The calligraphy of water on rock: mountains and rivers without end.
ISBN:
9780870714795
Format :
Book

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This detailed study -- the only comprehensive guide to Snyder's work -- traces his development as a writer, from rising young star of the San Francisco Renaissance to his emergence as a leading ecological thinker.