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Gary Snyder: Mountains and Rivers without End

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Listen to legendary poet Gary Snyder as he reads from Mountains and Rivers without End, his epic celebration of nature and humanity that encompasses Asian artistic traditions, Native American storytelling, and Zen Buddhist philosophy. Learn how Dr. Snyder wrote the narrative, and discover how landscape paintings from the Freer Gallery of Art inspired his work. This program took place in the Freer Gallery's Meyer Auditorium on July 12, 2008 to complement the Sackler exhibition, Yellow Mountain: China's Ever-Changing Landscape.

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