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Merton's Correspondence with:

Edward Y. Kikama; Edward Kikama

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963-1967, 1971
Volume: 20 item(s); 22 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Edward Kikama asks Merton in 1963 permission to translate The Sign of Jonas into Japanese. Merton grants him permission to translate a number of works into Japanese. They primarily discuss the translations, but they also discuss the meeting of Eastern and Western religion and culture in the Japan of the day and lament the Vietnam War.

Biography

Edward Kikama writes from Japan.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1963/02/27 TLS from Merton I have delayed a little in answering your good letter because there is a little confusion about «detailed view»
2. 1965/02/24 TLS to Merton I wrote to you just two years ago, asking the right to translate Sign of Jonas into Japanese. «detailed view»
3. 1965/03/10 (#01) TLS from Merton It was a pleasure to hear from you, and I am delighted that you have translated Seeds of «detailed view»
4. 1965/03/10 (#02) TL[c] from Merton It was a pleasure to hear from you, and I am delighted that you have translated Seeds of «detailed view»
5. 1965/03/25 TLS to Merton Many thanks for your kind letter. I have delayed a little in writing a letter because I took a cold «detailed view»
6. 1965/05/06 TL to Merton Thank you so much for the book "Seeds of Destruction" you have sent me. It is much more than «detailed view»
7. 1965/05/22 (#01) TLS from Merton Today the book of Fr Piovesana arrived and I am deeply grateful to you for your thoughtfulness «detailed view»
8. 1965/05/22 (#02) TL[c] from Merton Today the book of Fr Piovesana arrived and I am deeply grateful to you for your thoughtfulness «detailed view»
9. 1965/06/03 TL to Merton Thank you very much for your kind letter. I'm very happy to read that the book is of great use, «detailed view»
10. 1966/02/10 TLS to Merton I am happy to say that I have finished the translation of THOUGHTS IN SOLITUDE. The copy of the «detailed view»
11. 1966/03/18 (#01) TLS from Merton Thanks for your good letter. I am happy to hear that you have finished your translation of THOUGHTS «detailed view»
12. 1966/03/18 (#02) TL[c] from Merton Thanks for your good letter. I am happy to hear that you have finished your translation of THOUGHTS «detailed view»
13. 1966/11/10 TL to Merton I beg you will accept "Spiritual Consciousness in Zen from a Thomistic Theological Point of View «detailed view»
14. 1966/12/18 (#01) TLS from Merton The book of Father Kishi on Zen and St Thomas has arrived and I am reading it not only with interest «detailed view»
15. 1966/12/18 (#02) TL[c] from Merton The book of Father Kishi on Zen and St Thomas has arrived and I am reading it not only with interest «detailed view»
16. 1967/09/08 TLS to Merton I have translated your book "The New Man" into Japanese. Veritas-Shoin in Kyoto will publish it. «detailed view»
17. 1967/10/13 (#01) TLS from Merton It is about a month since I received your letter about the Japanese translation of the NEW MAN «detailed view»
18. 1967/10/13 (#02) TL[c] from Merton It is about a month since I received your letter about the Japanese translation of the NEW MAN «detailed view»
19. 1971/03/22 TL[c] from Center to Kikama, Edward Thank you for your letter of March 5 concerning the Thomas Merton Studies Center. I will not be «detailed view»
20. 1971/05/05 TLS[x] to Center from Kikama, Edward I have received you letter. I am very pleased to read that Thomas Merton Studies Center is being «detailed view»

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