Jan 28, 2020
Emblems of a Season of Fury
Posted by Thomas Merton Pablo Antonio Cuadra Raïssa Maritain Ernesto Cardenal Jorge Carrera Andrade César Vallejo Alfonso Cortés

Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk, shows in this volume a deep and painful awareness of the problems of the world beyond his monastery walls Merton said that the twentieth century man who has not meditated on Auschwitz does not yet know the meaning of meditation of the meaning of his own times These poems are often points for such meditation Chants for a Site With FurnaceThomas Merton, a Trappist monk, shows in this volume a deep and painful awareness of the problems of the world beyond his monastery walls Merton said that the twentieth century man who has not meditated on Auschwitz does not yet know the meaning of meditation of the meaning of his own times These poems are often points for such meditation Chants for a Site With Furnaces combines ironic understatement with parody of the stereotypes commonly used to justify such massive crimes against humanity Along with these emblems of nuclear age pathology are elegies for Hemingway and Thurber, religious and metaphysical poems of contemplative life and a long prose Letter on the Cold War In addition, there is a section of translations from the works of Vallejo Peru , Carrera Andrade Ecuador , Cuadra, Cardenal, and Cortes Nicaragua , and a selection of mystical poems by Raissa Maritain, wife of the Thomist philosopher.

  • Title: Emblems of a Season of Fury
  • Author: Thomas Merton Pablo Antonio Cuadra Raïssa Maritain Ernesto Cardenal Jorge Carrera Andrade César Vallejo Alfonso Cortés
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 305
  • Format: Paperback
  • Emblems of a Season of Fury Thomas Merton a Trappist monk shows in this volume a deep and painful awareness of the problems of the world beyond his monastery walls Merton said that the twentieth century man who has not meditat

    Steven Tryon

    It seems to me that as Merton moved into the 60s his writing became less obscure and full of itself and tied to other people s lives and struggles I enjoyed reading this selection.



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