N88 G6 Left out in the rain: new poems, 1947-1985. An interdisciplinary project that utilizes models of ecology, sociology, and comparative religion to supplement traditional methods of literary biography, Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim offers a unique perspective on Snyder's life and work. In 1956, Snyder took a freighter to Kyoto, Japan, where he studied Zen Buddhism and worked for American Zen pioneer Ruth Fuller Sasaki. By looking at Snyder's relationship to the Pacific Rim, Gray provides a critical regionalist view that contests more entrepreneurial versions. In poetic practice this responsibility for the other, it is argued, is both responsive to the traumatized semiotics of our shared language and directed towards an emancipatory social activism. Berkeley: U of California P, 2008.
This is the whole gist of t Severely disappointing. Reno: U of Nevada P, 2004. Interested in journalism, acting, and, above all, mountains, Snyder wore lederhosen, moccasins, and a Robin Hood hat to classes. By looking at Snyder's relationship to the Pacific Rim, Gray provides a critical regionalist view that contests more entrepreneurial versions. Exploring various aspects of cultural geography, Gray asserts that this west coast literary community seized upon the idea of a Pacific Rim regional structure in part to recognize their Orientalist desires and in part to consolidate their opposition to America's cold war ideology, which tended to divide East from West. N79 M9 The back country.
A Place for Wayfaring: The Poetry and Prose of Gary Snyder. Timothy Gray teaches American literature at College of Staten Island, City University of New Yourk. This book will fascinate literary and Asian studies scholars as well as the general reader interested in the Beat movement and multicultural influences on poetry. Reading the Trail: Exploring the Literature and Natural History of the California Crest. Like The Undiscovered Country: Poetry in the Age of Tin, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, Our Savage Art features the corrosive wit and darkly discriminating critiques that have become the trademarks of Logan's style.
About the Author: Timothy Gray is an assistant professor of English at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. The geographical consciousness of Snyder's writing was particularly influential, Gray argues, because it gave San Francisco's Beat and hippie cultures a set of physical coordinates by which they could chart their utopian visions of peace and love. Though he might be called a cobra with manners, Logan is a fervent advocate for poetry, and Our Savage Art continues to raise the standard of what the critic can do. N88 L4 The practice of the wild: essays. The geographical consciousness of Snyder's writing was particularly influential, Gray argues, because it gave San Francisco's Beat and hippie cultures a set of physical coordinates by which they could chart their utopian visions of peace and love.
The contributors, each distinguished clinicians and specialists, reexamine works by Freud, Klein, Reich, Lacan, Laplanche, and their feminist and queer revisionists. This book will fascinate literary and Asian studies scholars as well as the general reader interested in the Beat movement and multicultural influences on poetry. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2006. N88 A9 Good wild sacred. Genesis, Structure, and Meaning in Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End. In Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim, Timothy Gray draws upon previously unpublished journals and letters as well as his own close readings of Gary Snyder's well-crafted poetry and prose to track the early career of a maverick intellectual whose writings powered the San Francisco Renaissance of the 1950s and 1960s. Poetics of Emptiness: Transformations of Asian Thought in American Poetry.
Journeys toward the original mind: the long poems of Gary Snyder. Certainly in his early career he was intimately associated with Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, and Kenneth Rexroth, but his writing was much more a product of the Northwest, particularly Oregon. Newer expressions of trickiness do share some qualities with the Trickster archetype seen in myths. This book will fascinate literary and Asian studies scholars, as well as the general reader interested in the Beat movement and multicultural influences on poetry. Drawing on the writings of the French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, Dean develops a theory of the constitution of the very notion of America itself as based on a complicated relation to the American landscape.
Full of postmodernist musings that - as is the nature of postmodernist approach - does more to distract from deep engagement with the subject than anything else. Moving beyond the psycho-biography of a single-author study, Gray's text will help to decode the U. Davidson Tim Dean Jonathan Dollimore Brad Epps Michel Foucault Lynda Hart Jason B. Lukes Catherine Millot Elizabeth A. He joined the mountaineering club and read voraciously in their library.
He is now a professor emeritus of English and continues to live in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Throughout, Paul's humane enthusiasm is evident. N88 Z625 - - -. Where'd this concept come from? This groundbreaking collection of original essays reconsiders the troubled relationship between same-sex desire and psychoanalysis, assessing homosexuality's status in psychoanalytic theory and practice, as well as the value of psychoanalytic ideas for queer theory. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1977. Widely admired among educated readers but relatively neglected by the literary establishment, these writers unite the experiential with the metaphysical, the ordinary with the sacred, the personal with the public, and the natural with the social. 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.
Full of postmodernist musings that - as is the nature of postmodernist approach - does more to distract from deep engagement with the subject than anything else. After graduation from Reed in 1951, Snyder studied anthropological linguistics at Indiana University, but he decided after one term to return to the West Coast and pursue his writing. By embracing the ecstasy of nature, they reject modern alienation and spiritual confusion. Thank goodness we have McClure and Ferlinghetti in the dugout. He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1987. Short reviews consider John Ashbery, Anne Carson, Billy Collins, Rita Dove, Louise Glück, Jorie Graham, Robert Hass, Seamus Heaney, and dozens of others.