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Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder

Snyder, Gary
Title: Gary Snyder
Reading Date: Thursday, October 7, 2010

Introduction-5286

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by Eric Magrane

Snyder discusses Ruth Stephan and the Poetry Center-5287

"Oil"-5288

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Snyder, Gary. The Back Country. New York: New Directions, 1968.

"After Work"-5289

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Snyder, Gary. The Back Country. New York: New Directions, 1968.

"Song of the Taste"-5290

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Snyder, Gary. Regarding Wave. New York: New Directions, 1970.

"Ripples on the Surface"-5291

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Snyder, Gary. No Nature. San Francisco: Pantheon Books, 1992.

"Self nature is no nature..."-5292

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From "The Song of Zazen," a poem by Hakuin Zenji.


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Snyder, Gary. No Nature. San Francisco: Pantheon Books, 1992.

"Pearly Everlasting"-5293

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Snyder, Gary. Danger on Peaks. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.

"Yet Older Matters" and "Glacier Ghosts"-5294

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Snyder, Gary. Danger on Peaks. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.

"Glacier Ghosts" (continued)-5295

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Snyder, Gary. Danger on Peaks. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.

"Doctor Coyote When He Had a Problem"-5296

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Snyder, Gary. Danger on Peaks. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.

"The Great Bell of the Gion"-5297

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Snyder, Gary. Danger on Peaks. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.

"For Anthea Corinne Snyder Lowry"-5298

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Snyder, Gary. Danger on Peaks. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.

"The Kannon of Asakusa, Senso-ji"-5299

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Snyder, Gary. Danger on Peaks. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.

"Why California Will Never Be Like Tuscany"-5300

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Snyder, Gary. "Why California Will Never Be Like Tuscany." American Scholar Summer 2009: 51.

"Siberian Outpost"-5302

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Snyder, Gary. "Siberian Outpost." American Scholar Summer 2009: 54.

"Mu Ch'i's Persimmons"-5303

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Snyder, Gary. "Mu Ch'i's Persimmons." The New Yorker October 20, 2008: 68.

"A Letter to M.A., Who Lives Far Away"-5304

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Snyder, Gary. "A Letter to M.A., Who Lives Far Away." American Scholar Summer 2009: 55.

Reading Date: Thursday, October 7, 2010
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

In his first reading at the Poetry Center since 1969, Gary Snyder reads broadly from his work, including poems from his most recent collection, Danger on Peaks. He ends by reading uncollected newer poems. Snyder also speaks of his time in Japan, his studies of Zen Buddhism, and his friendship with Poetry Center founder Ruth Stephan.

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