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Hunger Mountain

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Hunger Mountain

David Hinton

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A Field Guide to Mind and Landscape
Learning to see with the eyes of the ancient Chinese sages can change your view of the universe, as David Hinton demonstrates. He takes us on a series of walks up Hunger Mountain, a wilderness area near his home in Vermont. What he sees and describes about these outings is informed by the cosmos-view he's imbibed from his many years of translating Chinese poetry: a way of looking at nature, and our place in it, and a particular way of regarding the relationship between ourselves and the universe. It's a view that informs all the great Chinese poetry and art. It's found in Taoism and Chinese expressions of Buddhism, but it predates them by millennia, going back probably to the Paleolithic Age—and it's found in the structures of the Chinese language itself, and in the evolution of the system of writing.



Each chapter takes its name and theme from a character of the Chinese alphabet, whose history and development Hinton examines. They originate as primitive...
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  • ISBN: 9780834828117
  • Auteur: David Hinton
  • Uitgave: Shambhala Publications
  • Jaar van uitgave: 2012
  • Taal: Engels
  • Artikelnummer: 57693053
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