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The practice of the wild : essays

Author: Gary Snyder
Publisher: Washington, DC : Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.
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The author has been a major cultural force in America for five decades. This book is one of the central texts on wilderness and the interaction of nature and culture. These nine essays reveal why he has gone on to become one of America's cultural leaders, comprehending things about our world before they were ever discussed in public. With thoughts ranging from political and spiritual matters to those regarding the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Snyder, Gary, 1930-
Practice of the wild.
Washington, DC : Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004
(DLC) 2003019878
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Snyder
ISBN: 9781593760168 1593760167 9781582439358 1582439354
OCLC Number: 646831288
Description: 1 online resource (205 pages)
Contents: The etiquette of freedom --
The place, the region, and the commons --
Tawny grammar --
Good, wild, sacred --
Blue mountains constantly walking --
Ancient forests of the far west --
On the path, off the trail --
The woman who married a bear --
Survival and sacrament.
Responsibility: Gary Snyder.

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The author has been a major cultural force in America for five decades. This book is one of the central texts on wilderness and the interaction of nature and culture. These nine essays reveal why he has gone on to become one of America's cultural leaders, comprehending things about our world before they were ever discussed in public. With thoughts ranging from political and spiritual matters to those regarding the environment and the art of becoming native to this continent, this collection of essays, first published in 1990, reflect the mature centerpiece of the author's work and thought.

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