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Author Gray, Timothy, 1964-

Title Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim : creating countercultural community / by Timothy Gray.

Imprint Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 352 pages).
Series Contemporary North American poetry series
Contemporary North American poetry series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-341) and index.
Contents The Pacific Rim and the San Francisco renaissance: Two communities "taking place" in midcentury America -- Migrating: Exploring the creaturely byways of the Pacific Northwest -- Translating: the poetics of linking east and west -- Embodying: Human geography and the way to the back country -- Communing: tribal passions in the late 1960s -- Digging in: The reinhabitation of Turtle Island.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Summary In Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim, Timothy Gray draws upon previously unpublished journals and letters as well as his own close readings of Gary Snyder's well-crafted poetry and prose to track the early career of a maverick intellectual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. 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, whi.
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Subject Snyder, Gary, 1930- -- Homes and haunts -- Pacific Coast (North America)
Snyder, Gary, 1930- -- Knowledge.
Snyder, Gary, 1930- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Snyder, Gary, 1930- -- Homes and haunts -- Pacific Coast (North America) -- Knowledge -- Pacific Coast (North America) -- Criticism and interpretation.
Snyder, Gary, 1930-
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Pacific Coast (North America)
Pacific Coast (North America) -- Intellectual life.
California -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Pacific Coast (North America) -- In literature.
Counterculture -- California.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Gray, Timothy, 1964- Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2006 0877459762 9780877459767 (DLC) 2005052993 (OCoLC)61652739
ISBN 9781587296666 (electronic bk.)
1587296667 (electronic bk.)
0877459762 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780877459767 (cloth ; alk. paper)