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Merton's Correspondence with:

Alejandro Vignati

Vignati, Alejandro, 1934-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1964-1965
Volume: 3 item(s); 3 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Merton and Vignati discuss Latin American poetry and the religious values and continuing plight of the Indian in the Americas.


Alejandro Vignati was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. At the time of writing to Merton, he was in Lima, Peru. He was a poet, critic and co-authored a Peruvian screenplay. He wrote a study on author Henry Miller as well.

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Related Information and Links

See also the "Eshleman, Clayton" and "Espinoza, Ricardo" files; and see also published letters from Merton to Vignati in The Courage for Truth, pp. 233-234.

Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1964/11/01 TAL[c] from Merton I hope you read English as I write it faster than Spanish and if I had to wait for time to write «detailed view»
2. 1965/07/23 TAL[c] from Merton Ya estas en Lima, y me alegro de eso porque un amigo mío poeta se va para Lima en el otoño. «detailed view»
3. 1965/07/27 TALS to Merton Recibo tu carta y me alegro y vuelvo alegrarme y pasan los días y el verano está ausente y además «detailed view»

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