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The Gary Snyder Reader

Prose, Poetry and Translations: 1952-1988

The Gary Snyder Reader( )
Author: Snyder, Gary
Foreword by: Dodge, Jim
Series title:Gary Snyder Reader Ser.
ISBN:978-1-887178-90-7
Publication Date:May 1999
Publisher:Counterpoint Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Details
Pages:640
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.45 x 9.63 x 1.87 Inches
Book Weight:2.238 Pounds
Author Biography
Snyder, Gary (Author)
Gary Snyder was born in San Francisco, California on May 8, 1930. He received a B.A. in anthropology at Reed College in 1951. Between working as a logger, a trail-crew member, and a seaman on a Pacific tanker, he was associated with Beat poets such as Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso and studied in a Zen monastery in Japan.

He wrote numerous books of poetry and prose including Danger on Peaks, Mountains and Rivers Without End, No Nature: New and Selected Poems, The Practice of the Wild, Regarding Wave, and Myths and Texts. He received an American Book Award for Axe Handles and the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for Turtle Island. He has also received an American Academy of Arts and Letters award, the Bollingen Prize, the Bess Hokin Prize, the Levinson Prize from Poetry, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, and the Shelley Memorial Award. In 2012, he received the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement by the Academy of American Poets.

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