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Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American poet (often associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance), as well as an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist (frequently described as the "poet laureate of Deep Ecology"). Snyder is a winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His work, in his various roles, reflects an immersion in both Buddhist spirituality and nature. Snyder has translated literature into English from ancient Chinese and modern Japanese. For many years, Snyder served as a faculty member at the University of California, Davis, and he also served for a time on the California Arts Council.

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Gary Snyder - Bibliography
... Moon in a Dewdrop from Dōgen's Shōbōgenzō Mountains and Rivers Without End (1996) The Gary Snyder Reader Prose, Poetry, and Translations (1999) The High Sierra of California, with Tom Killion (2002 ...
Sansei Yamao
... He visited his old friend poet Gary Snyder in the spring of 1997 at Snyder's house in the Sierra Nevada ... In 1966 Sansei Yamao had initially met Snyder, who travelled to Japan to receive his first Zen training in Kyoto ... At that time, Sansei Yamao and Gary Snyder traversed the Ominesan mountain range in Nara, which is known as the Shugendō mountain, together for a week ...

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