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

The Great Clod: Notes and Memoirs on Nature and History in East Asia Audiobook download free by Gary Snyder
  • Listen audiobook: The Great Clod: Notes and Memoirs on Nature and History in East Asia
  • Author: Gary Snyder
  • Release date: 2016/6/27
  • Publisher: COUNTERPOINT
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781619025691
  • Rating: 9.68 of 10
  • Votes: 783
  • Review by: Angie Mares
  • Review rating: 9.87 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/27
  • Duration: 2H33M37S in 256 kbps (41.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-24
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MP3, AIFF, WAV, FLAC, MPEG4 (compression LZO, RPM, CBZ, RAR, ZIP, LZMA)
  • Total pages original book: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 17M35S (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 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.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Asian History, Travel Writing, Natural History Books
  • Download servers: Hotfile, Uploaded, Google Drive, FileServe, Dropbox, ZendTo, DivShare. Compressed in LZO, RPM, CBZ, RAR, ZIP, LZMA
  • 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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