Mountains and Rivers without End

Mountains and Rivers without End

by Gary Snyder
     
 

While a few selections from Snyder's journal poem Mountains and Rivers Without End have been published since it was begun in the 1950s, the completed work appears for the first time in this volume. Like a scroll unrolling the broad landscape of Snyder's travels, Mountains and Rivers will stand alongside Whitman's Leaves of Grass, Pound's Cantos, and Williams's…  See more details below

Overview

While a few selections from Snyder's journal poem Mountains and Rivers Without End have been published since it was begun in the 1950s, the completed work appears for the first time in this volume. Like a scroll unrolling the broad landscape of Snyder's travels, Mountains and Rivers will stand alongside Whitman's Leaves of Grass, Pound's Cantos, and Williams's Paterson as an ideal of the long poem in American English.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Snyder was awarded the Bolligen Poetry Prize when this epic poem, 40 years in the making, was published last year. (Oct.)
Library Journal
No nature is "a magnificent selection of the best of Snyder's career" (LJ 9/1/92), still going strong with the recent Mountains and Rivers Without End.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781887178525
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Pages:
160

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