Gary Snyder:
A brief bibliography of library holdings by and about the author.


Reference Works

Note: For articles about Gary Snyder, search the library's MLA (Modern Language Association) database.

Charters, Ann, ed. The Beats, literary bohemians in postwar America. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1983.
Ref Collection 810.920 D554, v.16 (2 vols)

Conte, Joseph, ed. American poets since World War II. Fourth series. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 1996.
Ref Collection 810.920 D554, v.165

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, v. 60. Detroit, Gale Research Co.
Ref Collection 809.20 C761n, v. 60

Contemporary literary criticism, vols. 1, 2, 5, 9 and 32. Detroit, Gale Research Co.
Ref Collection 809.04 C761

Parini, Jay, ed. American writers : a collection of literary biographies. Supplement VIII, T. C. Boyle to August Wilson. New York : Scribner's, 2001.
Ref Collection 810.920 A512, Suppl.8

Poetry criticism, vol. 21. Detroit, MI: Gale Group.
Ref Collection 809.1 P745c

Theado, Matt, ed. The beats : a documentary volume. Detroit : Gale Group, 2001.
Ref Collection 810.920 D554, v.237


Literary Criticism

Bartlett, Lee, ed. The Beats : essays in criticism. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1981.
Main Collection: 810.9 B369

Bloom, Harold, ed. Contemporary poets. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1986.
Main Collection: 811.509 B655c

Castro, Michael. Interpreting the Indian : twentieth-century poets and the Native American. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1991.
Main Collection: 811.509 C355i, 1991

Dean, Tim. Gary Snyder and the American unconscious : inhabiting the ground. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.
Main Collection: 811.54 S675zd

Kostelanetz, Richard. American writing today. Troy, NY: Whitston Pub., 1991.
Main Collection: 810.9005 K86am


Works by Gary Snyder

Snyder, Gary. Axe handles : poems. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1983.
Main Collection: 811.54 S675a

------------. The back country. New York: New Directions, 1971 (c1968).
Main Collection: 811.54 S675b

------------. Earth house hold; technical notes & queries to fellow dharma revolutionaries. New York, New Directions, 1969.
Main Collection: 818.54 S675e

------------. The Gary Snyder reader : prose, poetry, and translations, 1952-1998. Washington, DC: Counterpoint, 1999.
Main Collection: 811.54 S675g

------------. He who hunted birds in his father's village : the dimensions of a Haida myth. Bolinas, CA: Grey Fox Press, 1979.
Main Collection: 299.7 S675h

------------. Look out : a selection of writings. New York : New Directions, 2002.
Main Collection: 811.54 S675L

------------. Myths & texts. New York: Totem Press, 1960.
Main Collection: 811.54 S675m

------------. No nature : new and selected poems. New York: Pantheon Books, 1992.
Main Collection: 811.54 S675n

------------. A place in space : ethics, aesthetics, and watersheds : new and selected prose. Washington, DC: Counterpoint, 1995.
Main Collection: 818.54 S675p

------------. The practice of the wild: essays. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990.
Main Collection: 818.54 S675pr

------------. The real work : interviews & talks, 1964-1979. New York: New Directions Pub. Corp., 1980.
Main Collection: 811.54 S675zm

------------. Turtle Island. New York: New Directions, 1974.
Main Collection: 811.54 S675t

Gary Snyder in Anthologies:

Barlow, Connie. From Gaia to selfish genes : selected writings in the life sciences. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1992.
Main Collection: 574.01 B258f

Oelschlaeger, Max. The Wilderness condition : essays on environment and civilization. Washington, DC: Island Press. 1992.
Main Collection: 304.2 O28w

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Prepared by David M. Oldenkamp, Social Sciences Reference Librarian. Last updated: 29 August 2003.