Myths and Texts
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):0.2 x 5.4 x 7.9
- Publication Date:April 1, 1978
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Gary Snyder's second collection, Myths & Texts, was originally published in 1960 by Totem Press. It is now reissued by New Directions in this completely revised format, with an introduction by the author.
The three sequences in the book—"Logging," "Hunting," "Burning"—show the remarkable cohesiveness in Snyder's writings over the years, for we find the poet absorbed, then as now, with Buddhist and Amerindian lore and other interconnections East and West, but above all with the premedical devotion to the land and work.
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