Earth House Hold: Technical Notes & Queries to Fellow Dharma Revolutionaries (Google eBook)

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New Directions Publishing, 1969 - Fiction - 143 pages
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"As a poet," Snyder tells us, "I hold the most archaic values on earth. They go back to the late Paleolithic; the fertility of the soil, the magic of animals, the power-vision in solitude, the terrifying intuition and rebirth; the love and ecstasy of the dance, the common work of the tribe." He develops, as replacement for shattered social structures. a concept of tribal tradition which could lead to "growth and enlightenment in self-disciplined freedom. Whatever it is or ever was in any other culture can be reconstructed from the unconscious through meditation...the coming revolution will close the circle and link us in many ways with the most creative aspects of our archaic past."
  

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I'm a big fan of Gary Snyder's poems about man in nature, and particularly fond of hearing him recite his own poetry. This early book is mostly prose. It's partly a journal of Snyder's travels, his ... Read full review

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Tanker Notes
54
Record of the Life of the Chan Master Pochang
69
A Journey to Rishikesh and Hardwar
83
Buddhism and the Coming Revolution
90
Glacier Peak Wilderness Area
94
Passage to More Than India
103
Why Tribe
113
Poetry and the Primitive
117
Dharma Queries
131
SuwanoSe Island and the Banyan Ashram
135
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Earth House Hold: Birding Meme
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Gary Snyder: The poet as informant
Dialectical Anthropology. 11:203-210 (1986). 203. 9 Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht - Printed m the Netherlands. CRITICISM ...
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Gary Snyder. Born, May 8, 1930 San Fransisco, California. Occupation, Poet, essayist, travel writer, translator, educator. Nationality, American ...
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Silver Sky- Poetry and Place in the Pacific Northwest - Shaun Johnson
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Gary Snyder, Western Buddhist and Deep Ecologist. "Eastern sources [of deep ecology] include both Taoist and Buddhist writings.... Emerson and Thoreau were ...
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About the author (1969)

Gary Snyder was born in San Francisco and received a B.A. in anthropology at Reed College. He attended Indiana University and pursued the study of oriental languages at the University of California at Berkeley. When he was 18, he shipped out of New York as a sailor. He later worked as a logger and forest lookout in Oregon, Washington, and California. Before moving to Japan to study in a Zen monastery under a Bollingen Foundation grant, Snyder worked on an American tanker in the Persian Gulf and South Pacific Islands, then spent four months in India (1961--62). Snyder is one of the most famous Beat poets, along with Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso. He is the most controlled and concise of that school; yet his adventurous life has given his verse a unique range of subject and feeling. Close to nature since childhood, he also is the most widely known poet of the ecology movement. Often his poems have a Zen-like stillness and sharpness of perception, which serves to define the connective web between humanity and the natural universe. Snyder is deeply interested in the American Indian and the idea of the tribe as an alternative to modern culture, or at least an example for modern culture. Besides receiving the first Zen Institute of America Award in 1956, Snyder was the recipient of an American Academy of Arts and Sciences poetry prize in 1966. His essays, Earth House Hold (1969), composed of journal notes and diary excerpts, have become a classsic in the underground ecology movement.

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