BirthdayMay 8, 1930
BirthplaceSan Francisco, USA

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  1. About Gary Snyder

    Full name: Gary Snyder
    Also known as: Gary Snyder, Snyder, Gary
    Professions: Poet
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Poet, essayist, travel writer, translator, educator

  2. Gary Snyder Known for

    The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation (1999), What Happened to Kerouac? (1986), Poetry in Motion (1982), 24 heures ou plus... (1977)

  3. Gary Snyder Biography

    Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American man of letters. Perhaps best known as a poet (often associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance), he is also an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist. He has been described as the "poet laureate of Deep Ecology"). Snyder is a winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the American Book Award. His work, in his various roles, reflects an immersion in both Buddhist spirituality and nature. Snyder has translated literature into English from ancient Chinese and modern Japanese. For many years, Snyder served as a faculty member at the University of California, Davis, and he also served for a time on the California Arts Council.

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