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The literary essays of Thomas Merton

by Thomas Merton

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Published by New Directions in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Patrick Hart.
    ContributionsHart, Patrick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN710 .M338 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 549 p. ;
    Number of Pages549
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4265240M
    ISBN 10081120815X
    LC Control Number81011156

    Below is a bibliography of published works written by Thomas Merton, the Trappist monk of The Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani. Several of the works listed here have been published posthumously. The works are listed under each category by date of publication. 1 Autobiographies. 2 Biblical topics. 4 Contemplation and meditations. 5 Eastern thought.   Yesterday I received a review copy of a beautiful new book: The Selected Essays of Thomas Merton, edited by Patrick F. O'Connell. This newly published anthology from Orbis Books includes thirty-three essays on a wide range of topics. I am confident that anyone who loves Merton, poetry, or contemplation will find much to savor here.

    The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton By Thomas Merton; Brother Patrick Hart New Directions, Read preview Overview The Collected Poems of Thomas Merton By .   The Plague, Merton wrote, “is a protest against all forms of passive submission to unhappiness and unmeaning. It is a protest against the passive acceptance of alienation.” (“The Plague of Albert Camus: A Commentary and an Introduction,” The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton, p ).

    Thomas Merton () is the most admired of all American Catholic writers. His journals have recently been published to wide acclaim. Love and Living is a posthumously published collection of Merton's essays and meditations centering on the need for love in learning to live.   Thomas Merton and the Eternal Search. By Paul Eli e. H_ere ends the book, but not the searching._ Thomas Merton ended “The Seven Storey Mountain” with a poems, essays, letters Author: Paul Elie.


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Merton wrote over 60 books, scores of essays and reviews, and is the ongoing subject of many biographies. Merton was also a proponent of Thomas Merton was one of the most influential Catholic authors of the 20th century/5.

"The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton" gives a good window onto the man behind the traditional monastic mask and proves beyond a doubt that one can be a member of a strict religious order and have a very free, wildly poetic and intellectual mind at the same time.5/5(5).

Read this book on Questia. As wide a following as the late Thomas Merton had while he lived, ever since his tragic accidental death in Bangkok inthere has been a. "The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton" gives a good window onto the man behind the traditional monastic mask and proves beyond a doubt that one can be a member of a strict religious order and have a very free, wildly poetic and intellectual mind at the same time.5/5(6).

Merton’s stature as a critic, however, was not fully appreciated until the publication in of the first full collection of his distinctly literary essays, now available as a paperbook. The fifty-six pieces included in The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton present every known article by the author, though written for the most part during.

The literary essays of Thomas Merton. Thomas Merton, Patrick Hart. New Directions, - Literary Criticism - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Literary Criticism /. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Merton, Thomas, Literary essays of Thomas Merton.

Thomas Merton () entered the Cistercian Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky, following his conversion to Catholicism and was ordained in During the s, he was increasingly drawn into a dialogue between Eastern and Western religions and was actively engaged with.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: XVI, Seiten: Other Titles: Sammlung Literary essays: Responsibility: ed. by Patrick Hart. The best of the essays here were written while Merton served as Abbot of the Trappist monastery at Gesthemeni, Kentucky; and if the Christian existential approach that suffuses them is hardly surprising, what does surprise is Merton's range, catholicity, and general wariness of the tag ""religious"" being put on every other profound work of art.

Merton's stature as a critic, however, was not fully appreciated until the publication in of the first collection of his distinct literary essays, now available as a paperbo ok.

About the Author Thomas Merton () entered the Cistercian Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky, following his conversion to Catholicism and was ordained in /5(6). Keeping a Spiritual Journal With Thomas Merton: A Personal Book of Days.

Thomas Merton $ The Living Bread. Thomas Merton $ - $ The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton (New Directions Paperwork, ) Thomas Merton $ - $ Witness to Freedom: The Letters of Thomas Merton in Times of Crisis (The Thomas Merton Letters Series, 5).

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Merton's stature as a critic, however, was not fully appreciated until the publication n of the first collection of his distinct literary essays, now available as a Pages: Thomas Merton OCSO (Janu – Decem ) was an American Trappist monk, writer, theologian, mystic, poet, social activist, and scholar of comparativehe was ordained to the priesthood and given the name "Father Louis".

Merton wrote more than 50 books in a period of 27 years, mostly on spirituality, social justice and a quiet pacifism, as well as Occupation: Trappist monk, author. Thomas Merton (–) is arguably the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, has sold over one million copies and has been translated into over fifteen wrote over sixty other books and hundreds of poems and articles on topics ranging from monastic spirituality to civil rights, nonviolence, and the.

Merton’s literary essays, introductions, and related materials are collected in The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton (). Achievements (Poets and Poetry in America). REVIEW OF CRITICISM OF THOMAS MERTON'S POETRY -by Bonnie Bowman Thurston Introduction Despite the public-ation of The Collected Poems of Thomas Merton () which received major reviews, and more recently The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton (), anotherFile Size: 4MB.

The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton/Thomas Merton's Dark Path/The Human Journey: Kilcourse, George. Books: PILGRIMAGE TO COMPASSION THE LITERARY ESSAYS OF THOMAS MERTOH EDITED BY BROTHER PATRICK HART New Directions, $, pp.

THOMAS MERTON'S DARK PATH THE INNER EXPERIENCE OF A. Thomas Merton ( – ) Thomas Merton (Janu Decem ) was an American Trappist monk and author, born in Prades in the Pyrenees-Orientales departement of France.

Merton wrote more than 50 books, poems, and a countless number of essays, reviews, and lectures that have been recorded and published.The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton.; (New Directions Paperwork, ) by Merton, Thomas Seller J.

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