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Merton's Correspondence with:

Anselm Hollo

Hollo, Anselm, 1934-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1968
Volume: 9 item(s); 12 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Anselm Hollo was a professor in the Department of English at University of Iowa in Iowa City at the time of correspondence with Merton. He was a Finnish poet who lived for a time on the Isle of Wight, and, since 1968, has taught at a number of universities in the United States. His translations of poems and his own poems are found throughout Merton's little literary magazine Monks Pond. He has published a number of books of his poetry and of poetry in translation.

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See also contributions to Monks Pond, pp. 77, 108, 175, 250-252 and 280.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1968/02/29 TAL[c] from Merton I am very happy with the Klee poems and with your poem. I want to use the Klee in my second issue «detailed view»
2. 1968/03/19 TLS to Merton so glad you like the Klee poems, and my own: look forward to seeing them in your magazine. «detailed view»
3. 1968/04/16 TL[c] from Merton I have just been reading your translations of Pentti Saarikoski. Magnificent stuff, alive, clear, «detailed view»
4. 1968/04/22 (#01) TLS to Merton tremendously pleased by your good words on my Saarikoski (HELSINKI). Except for UNE VIE «detailed view»
5. 1968/04/22 (#02) other   PENTTI SAARIKOSKI (Finland) [-] taking the baby out for a walk [-] Taking the baby out for a walk in [original typescript of "Taking the Baby Out for a Walk", by Finnish poet Pentti Saarikoski, translated by Anselm Hollo] «detailed view»
6. 1968/04/22 (#03) other   dog, running [-] house across the street, seen through the lace curtain clip-clop of heels [original typescript of "dog, running" by Finnish poet Pentti Saarikoski, translated by Anselm Hollo] «detailed view»
7. 1968/04/22 (#04) other   she was sleeping [-] very quickly [-] he began to miss her [-] * [-] node of high singing matter [original typescript of poem by Anselm Hollo] «detailed view»
8. 1968/05/01 HLS to Merton had a few of these made - copies of the MS of a book Trigam Press, London, are due to bring out soon «detailed view»
9. 1968/07/09 TLS to Merton Many thanks for your letter--yes, I am really sorry I didn't make it to Kentuck, [sic] on my way «detailed view»

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