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Thomas Merton"s Four poems in French

Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton"s Four poems in French

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Published by Anvil Press in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

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  • Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFour poems in French
    Statementwith translations into English by Rupert E. Pickens and afterword by Robert E. Daggy.
    ContributionsPickens, Rupert E., Anvil Press (Lexington, Ky.), Victor Hammer Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.E7174 T56 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 53 p. :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL307086M
    LC Control Number97216108


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