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The Great Clod : Notes and Memoirs on Nature and History in East Asia.

Author: Gary Snyder
Publisher: Berkeley : Counterpoint, 2016.
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For the full course of his remarkable career, Gary Snyder has continued his study of Eastern culture and philosophies. From the Ainu to the Mongols, from Hokkaido to Kyoto, from the landscapes of China to the backcountry of contemporary Japan, from the temples of Daitokoji to the Yellow River Valley, it is now clear how this work has influenced his poetry, his stance as an environmental and political activist, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Snyder, Gary.
Great Clod : Notes and Memoirs on Nature and History in East Asia.
Berkeley : Counterpoint, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Snyder
ISBN: 9781619026636 1619026635
OCLC Number: 956137438
Description: 1 online resource (69 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Summer in Hokkaido; All He Sees Is Blue; The Great Clod; "Wild" in China; Ink and Charcoal; Walls Within Walls; Beyond Cathay; Wolf-Hair Brush.

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For the full course of his remarkable career, Gary Snyder has continued his study of Eastern culture and philosophies. From the Ainu to the Mongols, from Hokkaido to Kyoto, from the landscapes of China to the backcountry of contemporary Japan, from the temples of Daitokoji to the Yellow River Valley, it is now clear how this work has influenced his poetry, his stance as an environmental and political activist, and his long practice of Zen. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Asia became a vocation for Snyder. While most American writers looked to the capitals of Europe for their inspiration,

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