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Merton's Correspondence with:

Sananes, Mery-Lu; Mery-Lu Sananes; Mery-Lú Sananes

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1966
Volume: 2 item(s); 4 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Mery-Lú Sananes was a student in the Facultad de Humanidades y Educación at the Universidad Central in Caracas, Venezuela, as were the others that signed his initial letter to Merton: Jaime López-Sanz, Irene Flores, and Ramón Montiel. They write to inform Merton that LAM, a student literary group, translated his poem "Original Child Bomb" into Spanish (as "Niña Bomba Original"). Sananes and López-Sanz did the translation.

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See also one published letter from Merton to Mery-Lú Sananes and Jaime López-Sanz in The Road to Joy, pp. 338-339.

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1. 1966/02/10 TLS to Merton Bajo el signo de la agrupación LAM, acabamos de publicar en castellano su poema "Niña Bomba Original [signed by Mery-Lú Sananes, Jaime López-Sanz, Irene Flores, and Ramón Montiel] «detailed view»
2. 1966/03/07 TL[c]  from Merton to Mery Lú Sananes and Jaime López-Sanz After writing an official letter of thanks in bad Spanish to the whole group, I want to say «detailed view»

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