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A catch of anti-letters

by Thomas Merton

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Published by Sheed & Ward in Mission, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 -- Correspondence.,
  • Lax, Robert -- Correspondence.,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence.

  • Edition Notes

    Previously published: c1978.

    StatementThomas Merton, Robert Lax ; foreword by Patrick Hart.
    ContributionsLax, Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.E7174 Z49 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1078023M
    ISBN 10155612712X
    LC Control Number94001262
    OCLC/WorldCa29754342

      Robert Lax () published dozens of volumes of poetry and prose journals with small presses in Europe and the United States, as well as A Catch of Anti-Letters, correspondence with his lifelong friend Thomas ed at Columbia University, he worked as an editor for The New Yorker, Jubilee, and to the end of his life, he made his home in the Greek islands, first Brand: Wave Books. The following is a list of works about Thomas Merton, publications about Thomas Merton, the Trappist monk from Abbey of Gethsemani. A Catch of Anti-Letters. Sheed & Ward. A Book of Hours: At Prayer with Thomas Merton. Schola Ministries.

      In a whimsical letter to his college friend, the Roman Catholic monk Thomas Merton, published in a collection called A Catch of Anti-Letters (Sheed Andrews and McMeel, ), Lax described his first visit to the island: “this patmos is a splendid place. at first you wld [sic] think so, then you would not, then you would think so again. the. Radiation: What It Is, What You Need to Know by Robert Peter Gale, Eric Lax and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    CATCH OF ANTI-LETTERS: Merton, Thomas & Robert Lax: This book was first published in It is the playful exchange of letters between the two contemplatives whose friendship began at Columbia University and flourished for 27 years. Merton adds Zen drawings; Lax, experimental poems. Paperback: $ COLD WAR LETTERS. A Catch of Anti-letters, co-written with Thomas Merton, Sheed & Ward, , pages (While these books include a few Lax poems, they are centered on his correspondence with Jack Kerouac and Thomas Merton.) You can find some earlier Lax collections available online, .


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