“Through a detailed study of Gary Snyder's roots/routes to Asia, Timothy Gray has written an original, historically informed, solidly researched, and finely speculative book on the cultural, ecological, and libidinal geopolitics of the Pacific Rim. Moving beyond the psycho-biography of a single-author study, Gray's text will help to decode the U.S. global imaginary of Asia in interesting new ways.”---Rob Wilson
“In this superb book, Timothy Gray offers a capacious survey of Gary Snyder's contributions to the new American poetry of the 1950s and 1960s as well as to the imagined communities produced through that poetry. By looking at Snyder's relationship to the Pacific Rim, Gray provides a critical regionalist view that contests more entrepreneurial versions.”---Michael Davidson
About the Author
Timothy Gray is an assistant professor of English at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York.