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Beginning with the publication of in 1968, Gary Snyder's long-cherished association with New Directions continued through the publication of his poetry books: the Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling (1974), and (1978), as well as his prose works, (1969) and (1980), all essential titles on the New Directions list. Snyder's , a finalist for the National Book Award, was published in 1993 by Pantheon, and his long-anticipated epic poem was published by Counterpoint in 1997. Snyder has had a seminal place among American landscape writers. "As a poet," he once wrote, "I hold the most archaic values on earth." He has long been associated with Beat writers such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and other poets such as Kenneth Rexroth, Robert Creeley, and Robert Duncan. His poetics are founded in Poundian modernism, Chinese and Japanese poetry, and ancient oral native traditions. is a collection personally compiled by Gary Snyder for New Directions, containing poems and essays from all his New Directions books. It offers first-time readers a chance to see the evolution of his thought and poetry, spanning two decades, and old-time fans the opportunity to behold all the favorites, in a new Bibelot edition. Also included here is Snyder's Introduction, as well as a new poem written about the late New Directions founder James Laughlin.

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Personal favorites selected by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet himself.

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Look Out is a collection personally compiled by Gary Snyder for New Directions, containing poems and essays from all his New Directions books. It offers first-time readers a chance to see the evolution of his thought and poetry, spanning two decades, and old-time fans the opportunity to behold all the favorites, in a new New Directions Bibelot edition. Also included here is Snyder's Introduction, as well as a new poem written about the late New Directions founder James Laughlin.

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ISBN:
9780811215251
Author:
Snyder, Gary
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Poets, American
Subject:
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Snyder, Gary
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
New Directions bibelot
Series Volume:
78
Publication Date:
20021117
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7 x 4.8 x 0.5 in 0.31 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Look Out is a collection personally compiled by Gary Snyder for New Directions, containing poems and essays from all his New Directions books. It offers first-time readers a chance to see the evolution of his thought and poetry, spanning two decades, and old-time fans the opportunity to behold all the favorites, in a new New Directions Bibelot edition. Also included here is Snyder's Introduction, as well as a new poem written about the late New Directions founder James Laughlin.
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