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The Handful of Seeds: Three & A Half Essays (Chapbook (Pleasure Boat Studio), No. 1.)

Andrew Schelling

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ISBN 10: 0965141357 / ISBN 13: 9780965141352
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SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Pamphlet. Signed Copy. First edition copy. Like new; no internal markings; has only lost its Brand New shine. No pricing stickers. No remainder mark. Author has signed under his printed name on the title page. Poetry 032810. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1999. Pamphlet. Bookseller Inventory # 330861

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Title: The Handful of Seeds: Three & A Half Essays ...

Publisher: Pleasure Boat Studio

Book Condition:Like New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Essays. In a handful of wild seeds taken from any one natural community, there is hidden the distillation of millions of years of coevolution of plants and animals. - Ethnobotanist Gary Paul Nabhan. This volume, the first in the Pleasure Boat Studio Chapbook Series, contains short essays on literature and philosophy: A Grammar, Avalokiteshvara, Rocky Flats, and the New York Times, Old and New Litigation Songs, and Allen Ginsberg Death Notes. Schelling teaches poetry, Sanskrit, and wilderness studies at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. His recent books, available from SPD, include THE CANE GROVES OF NARMADA RIVER: EROTIC POEMS OF OLD INDIA, SONGS OF THE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF BUDDAH (with Anne Waldman), and THE ROAD TO OCOSINGO. This volume is the first in the Pleasure Boat Studios Chapbook Series.

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Andrew Schelling is the author or editor of fifteen books and numerous chapbooks. He is the preeminent translator into English of India's early poetry, most of which is secular, erotic, and grounded in close observation of the natural world. His first book of translations, Dropping the Bow: Poems from Ancient India, has just been released from White Pine Press in a revised edition. When it first came out in 1991 it received the Academy of American Poets translation award. He teaches poetry and Sanskrit at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. He is also a founding arts faculty at Deer Park Institute in Himachal Pradesh, India.

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