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Gary Snyder

Poet (born 8-May-1930)


Tim Dean. Gary Snyder And The American Unconscious: Inhabiting The Ground. Palgrave Macmillan. 1991. 260pp.

Timothy Gray. Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim: Creating Countercultural Community. University of Iowa Press. 2006. 352pp.

Jon Halper (editor). Gary Snyder: Dimensions of a Life. San Francisco, CA: The Sierra Club. 1991.

Anthony Hunt. Genesis, Structure, and Meaning in Gary Snyder's "Mountains and Rivers Without End". University of Nevada Press. 2004. 316pp.

James I. McClintock. Nature's Kindred Spirits: Aldo Leopold, Joseph Wood Krutch, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard, and Gary Snyder. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. 1994. 204pp.

Katherine McNeil. Gary Snyder: A Bibliography. New York: Phoenix Book Shop. 1983.

Charles Molesworth. Gary Snyder's Vision: Poetry and the Real Work. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press. 1983. 128pp.

Patrick D. Murphy (editor). Critical Essays on Gary Snyder. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall. 1990.

Patrick D. Murphy. A Place for Wayfaring: The Poetry and Prose of Gary Snyder. Oregon State University Press. 2000. 256pp.

Patrick D. Murphy. Understanding Gary Snyder. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press. 1992.

Lars Nordström. Theodore Roethke, William Stafford, and Gary Snyder: The Ecological Metaphor as Transformed Regionalism. Uppsala. 1989. 197pp.

Robert Jordan Schuler. Journeys Toward the Original Mind: The Long Poems of Gary Snyder. Peter Lang Publishing. 1995. 146pp.

Paul Sherman. In Search of the Primitive: Rereading David Antin, Jerome Rothenberg and Gary Snyder. Louisiana State University Press. 1986. 301pp.

Bob Steuding. Gary Snyder. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1976.


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  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1367)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.224)

  8. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.704)

  9. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1340-41)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.959)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.682)

  12. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.107)

  13. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.302)

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