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A place for wayfaring : the poetry and prose of Gary Snyder

Author: Patrick D Murphy
Publisher: Corvallis, Or. : Oregon State University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"An introduction for readers coming to Gary Snyder for the first time and an overview of the work for the many readers already familiar with his writings, A Place for Wayfaring offers the only comprehensive guide to one of the most influential cultural and literary voices of the past half century."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murphy, Patrick D., 1951-
Place for wayfaring.
Corvallis, Or. : Oregon State University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606275917
Named Person: Gary Snyder; Gary Snyder; Gary Snyder
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick D Murphy
ISBN: 0870714791 9780870714795
OCLC Number: 43114333
Description: viii, 248 pages ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: Patrick D. Murphy.

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"An introduction for readers coming to Gary Snyder for the first time and an overview of the work for the many readers already familiar with his writings, A Place for Wayfaring offers the only comprehensive guide to one of the most influential cultural and literary voices of the past half century."--Jacket.

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