By Kenneth Rexroth
Over the process his lifestyles, Kenneth Rexroth wrote in regards to the Sierra Nevada larger than an individual. innovative by way of environmental ethics and similar to the writings of Emerson, Thoreau, Aldo Leopard, Annie Dillard, and Gary Snyder, Rexroth’s poetry and prose defined the way in which Californians have regularly skilled and enjoyed the excessive Sierra. Contained during this very good assortment are transcendent nature poems, in addition to prose choices from his memoir An Autobiographical Novel, newspaper columns, released and unpublished WPA guidebooks, and correspondence. Famed science-fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson has compiled a present for fanatics of mountains and poetry either. This quantity additionally includes Robinson’s creation and notes, photos of Rexroth, a map of Rexroth’s travels, and an awesome astronomical research of Rexroth’s poems through the fiction author Carter Scholz.