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The Practice of the Wild: Essays

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Publisher Comments:

This collection contains the central, mature work of Snyder's lifetime engagement with nature, culture, freedom and the wild.

Synopsis:

Gary Snyder has been a major cultural force in America for five decades. Future readers will come to see this book as one of the central texts on wilderness and the interaction of nature and culture. The nine essays in The Practice of the Wild reveal why Snyder has gone on to become one of Americas 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 authors work and thought.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781593760168
Subtitle:
Essays
Publisher:
Counterpoint
Author:
Snyder, Gary
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Poetry, American
Subject:
Single Author / American
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
2109-1
Publication Date:
20031124
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 10 oz

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Gary Snyder has been a major cultural force in America for five decades. Future readers will come to see this book as one of the central texts on wilderness and the interaction of nature and culture. The nine essays in The Practice of the Wild reveal why Snyder has gone on to become one of Americas 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 authors work and thought.
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