Download E-books John Cage and Buddhist Ecopoetics: John Cage and the Performance of Nature (New Directions in Religion and Literature) PDF

By Peter Jaeger

John Cage used to be one of the first wave of post-war American artists and intellectuals to be stimulated through Zen Buddhism and it used to be a power that led him to turn into profoundly engaged with our present ecological predicament. In John Cage and Buddhist Ecopoetics, Peter Jaeger asks: what did Buddhism suggest to Cage? and the way did his knowing of Buddhist philosophy impression on his illustration of nature? Following Cage's personal artistic recommendations within the poem-essay shape and his use of the traditional chinese language textual content, the I Ching to form his track and writing, this booklet outlines a brand new severe language that reconfigures writing and silence.

Interrogating Cage's ‘green-Zen' within the mild of up to date psychoanalysis and cultural critique in addition to his personal later flip in the direction of anarchist politics, John Cage and Buddhist Ecopoetics presents readers with a significantly performative web site for the Zen-inspired "nothing" which is living on the center of Cage's poetics, and which so in actual fact intersects along with his ecological writing.

Show description

Read or Download John Cage and Buddhist Ecopoetics: John Cage and the Performance of Nature (New Directions in Religion and Literature) PDF

Similar Buddhism books

The Story of Buddhism: A Concise Guide to Its History & Teachings

How and while did the various colleges of Buddhism emerge? How does the old determine of Siddartha Guatama relate to the various teachings which are provided in his identify? Did Buddhism adjust the cultures to which it used to be brought, or did they change Buddhism? best Buddhist pupil Donald S. Lopez Jr.

The Words of My Perfect Teacher (Revised Edition) (Sacred Literature Series)

A favourite of Tibetans—and of the Dalai Lama himself— The phrases of My ideal instructor is a realistic consultant to the non secular practices universal to all Tibetan Buddhist traditions. it's the vintage remark at the initial practices of Longchen Nyingthig, a cycle of teachings of the Nyingmapa tuition.

The Dhammapada (Penguin Classics)

One of many best-known and best-loved works of Buddhist literature, the Dhammapada types a part of the oldest surviving physique of Buddhist writings, and is ordinarily considered as the actual teachings of the Buddha himself, spoken by means of him in his lifetime, and memorized and passed on through his fans after his demise.

Paving the Great Way: Vasubandhu's Unifying Buddhist Philosophy

The Indian Buddhist thinker Vasubandhu (fourth–fifth century C. E. ) is understood for his severe contribution to Buddhist Abhidharma concept, his flip to the Mahayana culture, and his concise, influential Yogacara–Vijñanavada texts. Paving the good approach finds one other size of his legacy: his integration of numerous doubtless incompatible highbrow and scriptural traditions, with far-ranging outcomes for the advance of Buddhist epistemology and the theorization of tantra.

Extra info for John Cage and Buddhist Ecopoetics: John Cage and the Performance of Nature (New Directions in Religion and Literature)

Show sample text content

Speaking Poetics From Naropa Institute: Annals of the Jack Kerouac tuition of Disembodied Poetics, quantity One. Eds. Anne Waldman and Marilyn Webb. Boston: Shambhala, 1978, 39–62. —. ‘Interview with John Cage’ 1966. opposed to Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing. Eds. Craig Dworkin and Kenneth Goldsmith. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 2011. —. The Sonnets. ny: ‘C’ Press, 1964. Blofeld, John [Chu Chàn], trans. The Huang Po Doctrine of common brain. London: The Buddhist Society, 1947. Bloom, Ina. ‘Signal to Noise. ’ Artforum forty eight. 6 (2010): 170–175. Bryson, J. Scott. ‘Introduction. ’ Ecopoetry: A serious advent. Salt Lake urban: collage of Utah P, 2002, 1–13. Cage, John. I–IV. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1990. —. ‘_________, _________ _________Circus on _________’ Roaratoriao: An Irish Circus on Finnegan’s Wake. Ed. Klaus Schoening. Koeningstein: Atheneum Verlag, 1985, 172–175. —. Anarchy. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1988. —. ‘An Autobiographical assertion. ’ http://johncage. org/autobiographical_statement. html. Accessed September 28, 2011. —. ‘An Interview with John Cage. ’ With John Held, Jr. http://www. mailartist. com/johnheldjr/CageInterview. html. Accessed November three, 2010. —. A 12 months From Monday: New Lectures and Writings. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1968. —. Empty phrases: Writing ’73–’78. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1978. —. ‘Form is a Language. ’ 1960. John Cage: An Anthology. Ed. Richard Kostelanetz. manhattan: Da Capo P, 1970, one hundred thirty five. —. For the Birds: In dialog with Daniel Charles. London: Marion Boyars, 1981. —. ‘Interview with Peter Dickinson, BBC Studios, big apple urban, June 29, 1987. ’ Cage speak: Dialogues With and approximately John Cage. Ed. Peter Dickinson. Rochester: Rochester UP, 2006, 25–51. —. ‘John Cage. ’ Interview with Cole Gagne and Tracy Carras. Soundpieces: Interviews with American Composers. London: Scarecrow P, 1982, 70–86. —. ‘John Cage: Empty phrases with proper fabric. ’ conversing Poetics From Naropa Insitute: Annals of the Jack Kerouac tuition of Disembodied Poetics, Vol. 1. Eds. Anne Waldman and Marilyn Webb. Boulder and London: Shambhala, 1978. —. ‘Letter to David Tudor’, August 1951. MS. David Tudor Papers. The Getty Institute, l. a.. —. ‘Letter to David Tudor’ N. D. , most likely 1960. MS. David Tudor Papers. The Getty Institute, la. —. ‘List No. 2. ’ 1961. John Cage: An Anthology. Ed. Richard Kostelanetz. long island: Da Capo P, 1970, 138–139. —. M: Writings ’67–’72. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1973. —. Musicage: Cage Muses on observe paintings song. Ed. Joan Retallack. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1996. —. ‘Overpopulation and paintings. ’ John Cage: Composed in the US. Eds. Marjorie Perloff and Charles Junkerman. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1994, 14–38. —. Silence. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1961. —. ‘Taking probabilities: Laurie Anderson and John Cage. ’ Tricycle: A Buddhist assessment 1. four (1992): 10–12. —. ‘Water stroll. ’ I’ve obtained a mystery. WFMU 1960. http://www. youtube. com/watch? v=SSulycqZH-U. Accessed June 2011. —. ‘Where’m’Now. ’ underneath a unmarried Moon: Buddhism in modern American Poetry. Eds. Kent Johnson and Craig Paulenich. Boston: Shambhala, 1991, 43–44. —. Writings via Finnegan’s Wake.

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 31 votes