Gary Snyder Reader Prose, Poetry, and Translations

ISBN-10: 1582430799
ISBN-13: 9781582430799
Edition: 2000
Authors: Gary Snyder
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Description: Having expanded far beyond the Beat poems that first brought his work into the public eye, Snyder has produced a wide-ranging body of work that encompasses his fluency in Eastern literature and culture and his commitment to the environment.

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Counterpoint LLC
Publication date: 3/16/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Having expanded far beyond the Beat poems that first brought his work into the public eye, Snyder has produced a wide-ranging body of work that encompasses his fluency in Eastern literature and culture and his commitment to the environment.

Foreword
Author's Note
Prose
from Earth House Hold
Lookout's Journal
Japan First Time Around
Spring Sesshin at Shokoku-ji
Buddhism and the Possibilities of a Planetary Culture
Passage to More Than India
Poetry and the Primitive
Suwa-no-se Island and the Banyan Ashram
from He Who Hunted Birds in His Father's Village
The Myth
Function of the Myth
from The Real Work
The East West Interview
from Passage Through India
The Cambodge
Pondicherry
Khajuraho
Dharamshala
Dalai Lama
Letters
to Philip Whalen (1954-1961)
to Will Petersen (1957-1958)
from The Practice of the Wild
The Etiquette of Freedom
The Place, the Region, and the Commons
Blue Mountains Constantly Walking
Ancient Forests of the Far West
Grace
from A Place in Space
Smokey the Bear Sutra
Four Changes, with a Postscript
"Energy Is Eternal Delight"
Unnatural Writing
The Porous World
Coming into the Watershed
Kitkitdizze: A Node in the Net
from The Great Clod Project
"Wild" in China
Walls Within Walls
The Brush
The Paris Review Interview
Selections from Journals
Japan, "Of All the Wild Sakura"
Australia
Ladakh
Botswana and Zimbabwe
Uncollected Essays
Walking the Great Ridge Omine on the Womb-Diamond Trail
Walking Downtown Naha
Is Nature Real?
Entering the Fiftieth Millennium
Poetry
from Riprap
Mid-August at Sourdough Mountain Lookout
Piute Creek
Milton by Firelight
Above Pate Valley
Hay for the Horses
Riprap
from Myths and Texts
[from "Logging"]
"The Morning Star Is Not a Star"
"But Ye Shall Destroy Their Altar"
"Lodgepole Pine: The Wonderful Reproductive"
"Each Dawn Is Clear"
"The Groves Are Down"
"Lodgepole"
[from "Hunting"]
First Shaman Song
This Poem Is for Bear
This Poem Is for Deer
"Sealion, Salmon, Offshore--"
"Flung from Demonic Wombs"
"How Rare to Be Born a Human Being!"
[from "Burning"]
Maudgalyayana Saw Hell
John Muir on Mt. Ritter
Amitabha's Vow
"Spikes of New Smell Driven up Nostrils"
"Stone-flake and Salmon"
"'Wash Me on Home, Mama'"
from The Back Country
A Berry Feast
The Spring
A Walk
Burning the Small Dead
Foxtail Pine
Oil
After Work
Four Poems for Robin
Work to Do Toward Town
The Manichaeans
Artemis
Mother of the Buddhas
Nature Green Shit
Twelve Hours Out of New York
Hop, Skip, and Jump
Through the Smoke Hole
Nanao Knows
from Regarding Wave
Wave
In the House of the Rising Sun
Song of the Taste
Kyoto Born in Spring Song
Everybody Lying on Their Stomochs, Head Toward the Candle, Reading, Sleeping, Drawing
Shark Meat
The Bed in the Sky
Regarding Wave
Revolution in the Revolution in the Revolution
Sours of the Hills
To Fire
Love
Meeting the Mountains
Long Hair
from Turtle Island
Without
I Went Into the Maverick Bar
No Matter, Never Mind
The Bath
Control Burn
Prayer for the Great Family
Source
For Nothing
The Egg
Pine Tree Tops
By Frazier Creek Falls
Mother Earth; Her Whales
Why Log Truck Drivers Rise Earlier Than Students of Zen
"One Should Not Talk to a Skilled Hunter About What Is Forbidden by the Buddha"
Magpie's Song
O Waters
For the Children
As for Poets
from Axe Handles
Axe Handles
River in the Valley
Changing Diapers
Walking Through Myoshin-ji
Working on the '58 Willys Pickup
For/From Lew
Getting in the Wood
True Night
24:IV:40075, 3:30PM
Dillingham, Alaska, the Willow Tree Bar
Breasts
Old Woman Nature
The Canyon Wren
For All
from Left Out in the Rain
Poem Left in Sourdough Mountain Lookout
Seeing the Ox
Longitude 170[degree] West, Latitude 35[degree] North
For Example
English Lessons at the Boiler Company
Farewell to Burning Island
No Shoes No Shirt No Service
Poetry Is the Eagle of Experience
Calcium
At White River Roadhouse
The Persimmons
For Berkeley
"There are those who love to get dirty"
Sestina of the End of the Kalpa
How Zen Masters Are Like Mature Herring
from Cold Mountain Poems [Translations]
"The Path to Han-shan's Place Is Laoghable"
"In a Tangle of Cliffs I Chose a Place--"
"Men Ask the Way to Cold Mountain"
"I Settled at Cold Mountain Long Ago"
"I Have Lived at Cold Mountain"
"In My First Thirty Years of Life"
"There's a Naked Bug at Cold Mouatain"
"Cold Mountain Is a House"
"Some Critic Tried to Put Me Down--"
"When Men See Han-shan"
from Miyazawa Kenji [Translations]
Spring and the Ashura
Floating World Picture: Spring in the Kitagami Mountains
Cloud Semaphore
The Politicians
Thief
Sixteen T'ang Poems [Translations]
Long Bitter Song [Translations]
from No Nature
How Poetry Comes to Me
On Climbing the Sierra Matterhorn Again After Thirty-one Years
The Sweat
Building
Off the Trail
Word Basket Woman
Right in the Trail
For Lew Welch in a Snowfall
Ripples on the Surface
from Mountains and Rivers Without End
Bubbs Creek Haircut
The Blue Sky
The Flowing
Arctic Midnight Twilight
Walking the New York Bedrock
New Moon Tongue
Macaques in the Sky
Raven's Beak River at the End
Cross Legg'd
We Wash Our Bowls in This Water
Earth Verse
Finding the Space in the Heart
New Poems
Icy Mountains Constantly Walking
Summer of Ninety-Seven
"This present moment"
Chronology
Index

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