The Practice of the Wild

The Practice of the Wild : With a New Preface by the Author

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The nine captivatingly meditative essays in The Practice of the Wild display the deep understanding and wide erudition of Gary Snyder in the ways of Buddhist belief, wildness, wildlife, and the world. These essays, first published in 1990, stand as the mature centerpiece of Snyder's work and thought, and this profound collection is widely accepted as one of the central texts on wilderness and the interaction of nature and culture.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 15.24mm | 270g
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 158243638X
  • 9781582436388
  • 55,918

About Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder, geboren 1930 in San Francisco, Studium der Anthropologie und orientalischen Sprachen. Von 1956 bis 1964 hielt er sich in Japan auf. 1975 erhielt er für
seinen Gedichtband »Turtle Island« den Pulitzer-Preis. Snyder, der heute zurückgezogen in der Nähe von San Francisco in der Sierra Nevada lebt, war neben Jack Kerouac und Allen Ginsberg eine zentrale Figur der Beat-Bewegung und wandte sich später dem buddhistischem Denken zu. 2003 wurde er zum Chancellor der Academy of American Poets gewählt.
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