Thomas Merton poems a caravan of poems by J. S. Porter

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Published by Moonstone Press in Goderich, Ont .

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  • Merton, Thomas, -- 1915-1968,

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Statementby J.S. Porter.
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LC ClassificationsPS8581*
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Pagination83 p. :
Number of Pages83
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Open LibraryOL19541123M
ISBN 100920259197

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Poet, Trappist monk, religious philosopher, translator, social critic: the late Thomas Merton was all these things. This classic selection from his great body of poetry affords a comprehensive view of his varied and progressively innovative work. Selected by Mark Van Doren and James.

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Poet, Trappist monk, religious philosopher, translator, social critic: the late Thomas Merton was all these things. This classic selection from his great body of poetry affords a comprehensive view of his varied and progressively innovative work.

Selected by Mark Van Doren and James Laughlin, this slim volume is now available again as a wonderful showcase of Thomas Merton’s splendid poetry.

InNew Directions brought out Thomas Merton's first book of verse. By the time of his tragic, untimely death inFather Louis (as he was known at the Trappist monastery where he lived for twenty-seven years) had published upwards of fifty books and pamphlets, including several more collections of poetry.

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Louis, (born JanuPrades, France—died DecemBangkok, Thailand), Roman Catholic monk, poet, and prolific writer on spiritual and social themes, one of the most important American Roman Catholic writers of the 20th century. Merton was the son of a New Zealand-born father, Owen Merton, and an American-born mother, Ruth Jenkins.

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InNew Directions brought out Thomas Merton's first book of verse. By the time of his tragic, untimely death inFather Louis (as he was known at the Trappist monastery where he lived for twenty-seven years) had published upwards of fifty books and pamphlets, including several more collections of poetry/5(12).

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Thomas Merton's first book, The Seven Storey Mountain, describes his early doubts, his conversion to a Catholic faith of extreme certainty, and his decision to take life vows as a Trappist.

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He was born in France in but his family left for the United States in the same year and settled down in New York. InNew Directions brought out Thomas Merton’s first book of verse.

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