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'Evaluation of his own books. 1967.'

How did Thomas Merton rate his own books?: Fr. Louis' own evaluation of his books. Graph of my work



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1. Article (Essay) D.5 Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; In the bound volume of Merton: Collected Essays from the Merton Center Reading Room, Volume 1, page 15.
2. Miscellaneous D.2 Graph of my work. Feb. 6, 1967. Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; 1978 Critic, The Introductions east and west : the foreign prefaces of Thomas Merton Two variants. Merton rates his published books to that point in varying degrees from "Awful" to "Best." Introductions East and West was later republished as Honorable Reader: Reflections on My Work in 1989. See also a copy reproduced in Thomas Merton: A Pictorial Biography by James Forest. See also:  How did Thomas Merton rate his own books?: Fr. Louis' own evaluation of his books --> «detailed view» -->
3. Miscellaneous E.1 Graph of my work. Feb. 6, 1967. Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; 1978 Critic, The Introductions east and west : the foreign prefaces of Thomas Merton Two variants. Merton rates his published books to that point in varying degrees from "Awful" to "Best." Introductions East and West was later republished as Honorable Reader: Reflections on My Work in 1989. See also a copy reproduced in Thomas Merton: A Pictorial Biography by James Forest. See also:  How did Thomas Merton rate his own books?: Fr. Louis' own evaluation of his books --> «detailed view» -->