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9780820441597

"Forest Beatniks" and "Urban Thoreaus" : Gary Snyder, Jack Kerouac, Lew Welch and Michael McClure

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  • ISBN13:

    9780820441597

  • ISBN10:

    0820441597

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
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Author Biography

Rod Phillips is Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing at Michigan State University's James Madison College.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Introduction: ``Forest Beatniks'' and ``Urban Thoreaus''
1(28)
``This is Our Body'': Gary Snyder's Erotic Universe
29(20)
``My Virtuous Desert'': Kerouac's Dharma Bums
49(22)
``The Journal of a Strategic Withdrawal'': Nature and the Poetry of Lew Welch
71(32)
``Let Us Throw Out the Word Man'': Michael McClure's Mammalian Poetics
103(22)
Conclusion: Off the Road
125(22)
Bibliography 147(12)
Chronology 159(6)
Index 165

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