Hunger Mountain

A Field Guide to Mind and Landscape

By David Hinton
(Shambhala Publications, Paperback, 9781611800166, 143pp.)

Publication Date: November 13, 2012

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Description
Come along with David Hinton on a series of walks through the wild beauty of Hunger Mountain, near his home in Vermont excursions informed by the worldview he's imbibed from his many years translating the classics of Chinese poetry and philosophy. His broad-ranging discussion offers insight on everything from the mountain landscape to the origins of consciousness and the Cosmos, from geology to Chinese landscape painting, from parenting to pictographic oracle-bone script, to a family chutney recipe. It's a spiritual ecology that is profoundly ancient and at the same time resoundingly contemporary. Your view of the landscape and of your place in it may never be the same.



About the Author
David Hinton's many translations of classical Chinese poetry and philosophy have earned wide acclaim for creating compelling contemporary texts that convey the actual texture and density of the originals. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as numerous fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 1997, he received the Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets. He lives in East Calais, Vermont.
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