The Great Clod: Notes and Memoirs on Nature and History in East Asia download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gary Snyder

The Great Clod: Notes and Memoirs on Nature and History in East Asia download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gary Snyder year 2016
  • Book name: The Great Clod: Notes and Memoirs on Nature and History in East Asia
  • Author: Gary Snyder
  • Release date: 2016/4/13
  • Publisher: COUNTERPOINT
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781619025691
  • Rating: 9.64 of 10
  • Votes: 483
  • Review by: Lisha Maurer
  • Review rating: 8.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/26
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: For the full course of his remarkable career, Gary Snyder has continued his study of East Asian culture and philosophies. From the Ainu to the Mongols, from Hokkaido to Okinawa, from the landscapes of China to the backcountry of contemporary Japan, from the temples of Daitokoji to the Yellow River Valley, it is now clear how this work has influenced his poetry, his stance as an environmental and political activist, and his long practice of Zen. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Asia became a vocation for Snyder. While most American writers looked to the capitals of Europe for their inspiration, Snyder looked west to the East. American letters is profoundly indebted to this geographical choice. Long rumored to exist, The Great Clod collects several published in The Coevolution Quarterly almost forty years ago when Snyder briefly described this work as 'The China Book,' and several others, the majority, never before published in any form. 'Summer in Hokkaido,' 'Wild in China,' 'Ink and Charcoal,' 'Wolf-Hair Brush,' these essays turn from being memoirs of travel to prolonged considerations of art, culture, natural history and religion. It is filled with Snyder's remarkable insights and briskly beautiful descriptions.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H53M3S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel Writing, Asian History, Natural History Books
  • Available formats: HTM, RB, MOBI, PDF, WORD, DOC, EPUB, TXT. Compressed in RAR, TAR.BZ, RZ, CBC, DEB, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 24.51 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x210x20.32mm
  • Weight: 298g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Berkeley, United States
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