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Merton Center Manuscripts:

'Day of a stranger'



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Eremitic life |
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1. Mimeographed Article (Essay) D.2 Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; 1967 Hudson review Day of a stranger Merton notes, "These pages were written in answer to a request from a South American editor to describe 'a typical day' in my life. The days was sometime in May 1965. Since then this has been rewritten and slightly amplified." «detailed view» -->
2. 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 189.
3. 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 176.
4. Galley / Other proof C.3 Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; 1981 Day of a stranger «detailed view» -->
5. Article (Essay) D.1 Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; 1967 Hudson review Day of a stranger «detailed view» -->
6. Manuscript of Book/Pamphlet C.2 Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; Photographs by Thomas Merton, introduction by Robert Daggy, and Foreword by Brother Patrick Hart. 1967 Hudson review Day of a stranger See also:  Woods, shore, desert : a notebook - May 1968 --> «detailed view» -->
7. Article (Essay) E.1 Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; 1967 Hudson review Day of a stranger Ludovico Silva, a Venezuelian author, professor, poet, and the editor of Papeles, asked Merton for an account of his day as a hermit. Merton responded in May of 1965 with the first version of this poetic essay. First published in Spanish in Papeles in 1966, it was revised for the English translation in The Hudson Review in 1967. «detailed view» -->