Ecology and Criticism of Modern Civilization in Selected Poems of Gary Snyder

 

1. Introduction

2. Theoretical Part

    2.1 Ecology and Civilization  

    2.2 Ecopoetry  

    2.3 Influences on Snyder  

           2.3.1 Snyder’s Biography

           2.3.2 Native American Culture & the Primitive

           2.3.3 Buddhism

           2.3.4 Other Writers

  2.4 Gary Snyder's Ecological Consciousness

            2.4.1 Nature

            2.4.2 Modern Civilization and Society

            2.4.3 Science and Technology

  2.5 A Poet's Role in Society According to Snyder

3. Practical Part

    3.1 On Snyder's Poetical Style

    3.2 Analysis of Selected Poems

           3.2.1 "By Frazier Creek Falls"

           3.2.2 "Piute Creek"

           3.2.3 "Front Lines"

           3.2.4 "The groves are down…"

           3.2.5 "Mother Earth: Her Whales"

           3.2.6 "LMFBR"

           3.2.7 "Revolution in the Rev. in the Rev.

           3.2.8 "Civilization"

           3.2.9 "For All"

           3.2.10 "Loose on Earth"

4. Conclusion: Critical Review and Prospects

 

Works Cited

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