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Han Shan, Chan Buddhism and Gary Snyder's Ecopoetic Way

Han Shan, Chan Buddhism and Gary Snyder's Ecopoetic Way( )
Author: Tan, Joan Qionglin
Series title:The Sussex Library of Asian Studies
ISBN:978-1-84519-341-6
Publication Date:May 2009
Publisher:Sussex Academic Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.95
Book Description:

This book is a comparative study of the ninth-century Chinese poet Han Shan (Cold Mountain) and Gary Snyder, an American poet and environmental activist. Author Joan Tan explains how Chan Buddhism has the potential to be recognized as an important voice in contemporary ecopoetry. Chan/Zen theory is employed as aesthetic criteria to explicate the dual discourses - spiritual and aesthetic - which exist in Han Shan's and Snyder's work. Snyder's goal of establishing one ecosystem for all...
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Book Details
Pages:299
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
Poetry / Subjects & Themes / Inspirational & Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 9.5 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:1.24 Pounds



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