Real Work: Interviews And Talks 1964-1979 by Gary SnyderReal Work: Interviews And Talks 1964-1979 by Gary Snyder

Real Work: Interviews And Talks 1964-1979

byGary Snyder

Paperback | January 6, 1981

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The Real Work is the second volume of Gary Snyder’s prose to be published by New Directions. Where his earlier Earth House Hold(1969) heralded the tribalism of the "coming revolution," the interviews in The Real Work focus on the living out of that process in a particular place and time––the Sierra Nevada foothills of Northern California in the 1970s. The talks and interviews collected here range over fifteen years (1964-79) and encompass styles as different as those of the Berkeley Barb and The New York Quarterly. A "poetics of process" characterizes these exchanges, but in the words of editor Mclean, their chief attraction is "good, plain talk with a man who has a lively and very subtle mind and a wide range of experience and knowledge."
Born in 1930 in San Francisco, Gary Snyder grew up in the rural Pacific Northwest. He graduated from Reed College in 1951 with degrees in anthropology and literature, and later, 1953–56, studied Japanese and Chinese civilization at Berkeley, returning there to teach in the English Department. Throughout these years, Gary Snyder worked ...
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Title:Real Work: Interviews And Talks 1964-1979Format:PaperbackDimensions:1 pages, 8.1 × 5.3 × 0.6 inPublished:January 6, 1981Publisher:WW Norton

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ISBN - 10:0811207617

ISBN - 13:9780811207614

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The Real Work is the second volume of Gary Snyder's prose to be published by New Directions. Where his earlier 'Earth House Hold' (1969) heralded the tribalism of the 'coming revolution, ' the interviews in 'The Real Work' focus on the living out of that process in a particular place and time--the Sierra Nevada foothills of Northern California in the 1970s.