The Resource Conversations with Gary Snyder, edited by David Stephen Calonne

Conversations with Gary Snyder, edited by David Stephen Calonne

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Conversations with Gary Snyder
Title
Conversations with Gary Snyder
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edited by David Stephen Calonne
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Language
eng
Summary
"Gary Snyder (b. 1930) is one of the most distinguished American poets, remarkable both for his long and productive career and for his equal contributions to literature and environmental thought. His childhood in the Pacific Northwest profoundly shaped his sensibility due to his contact with Native American culture and his early awareness of the destruction of the environment by corporations. Although he emerged from the San Francisco Renaissance with writers such as Kenneth Rexroth, Robert Duncan, and William Everson, he became associated with the Beats due to his friendships with Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, who included a portrait of Snyder as Japhy Ryder in his novel The Dharma Bums. After graduating from Reed College, Snyder became deeply involved with Zen Buddhism, and he spent twelve years in Japan immersed in study. Conversations with Gary Snyder collects interviews from 1961 to 2015 and charts his developing environmental philosophy and his wide-ranging interests in ecology, Buddhism, Native American studies, history, and mythology. The book also demonstrates the ways Snyder has returned throughout his career to key ideas such as the extended family, shamanism, poetics, visionary experience, and caring for the environment as well as his relationship to the Beat movement. Because the book contains interviews spanning more than fifty years, the reader witnesses how Snyder has evolved and grown both as a poet and philosopher of humanity's proper relationship to the cosmos while remaining committed to the issues that preoccupied him as a young man."--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Snyder, Gary
Dewey number
  • 811/.54
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3569.N88
LC item number
Z46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Calonne, David Stephen
Series statement
Literary Conversations Series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Snyder, Gary
  • Snyder, Gary
  • Snyder, Gary
  • Poets, American
  • Beats (Persons)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Poetry
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
  • Beats (Persons)
  • Poets, American
Label
Conversations with Gary Snyder, edited by David Stephen Calonne
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Publication
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 230 pages
Isbn
9781496811622
Lccn
2017019629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)983642974
  • (OCoLC)ocn983642974
Label
Conversations with Gary Snyder, edited by David Stephen Calonne
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 230 pages
Isbn
9781496811622
Lccn
2017019629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)983642974
  • (OCoLC)ocn983642974

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