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Merton's Correspondence with:

Barbara Ann Braveman; Barbara Braveman

Braveman, Barbara Ann  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1968
Volume: 6 item(s); 8 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Merton published the poem "Newscast" in Freelance. He discusses with Bravemen his poems and a visit to Bravemen by Howard Nemerov and his reactions to Merton's poems. They also discuss setting up a meeting with a couple of students interested in Merton's work from Washington University in St. Louis. This meeting is discussed in Merton's journals on April 6, 1968.


Barbara Ann Braveman was Assistant Editor for Freelance in Clayton (St. Louis), Missouri, at the time of writing.

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Related Information and Links

See also published letters from Merton to Brahmachari in The Road to Joy, pp. 359-360. See also correspondence files for "Smith, Susan" and "Meyer, Sandy".

Series List

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Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1967/10/11 TLS to Merton Thank you most sincerely for allowing freelance to print "Newscast," one of the poems in a «detailed view»
2. 1967/10/19 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for Freelance: a pleasant surprise and a good alive magazine. I have read most of «detailed view»
3. 1967/10/26 TALS to Merton If this turns out to be the unorganized mess I fear it will be, "Forgive me Father, for I know not «detailed view»
4. 1967/11/06 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for the extra copies, for the feedback on the poem and all. For many reasons I am happy that «detailed view»
5. 1968/03/21 TLS to Merton In your letter of November 6 you mentioned the possibility of being able to meet with a small group «detailed view»
6. 1968/04/28 TLS to Merton Thank you so much for all you did with Sue and Sandy. Whether Sue will ever come down to earth is «detailed view»

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