In the Dark Before Dawn: New Selected Poems by Thomas Merton,Lynn R. Szabo,Kathleen Norris

By Thomas Merton,Lynn R. Szabo,Kathleen Norris

A new, wide, complete view of the leading edge poetry of the past due, nice Trappist monk and non secular thinker Thomas Merton. Poet, Trappist monk, spiritual thinker, translator, social criticthe overdue Thomas Merton was once some of these issues. earlier, no choice from his nice physique of poetry has afforded a finished view of his diversified and principally leading edge paintings. In the darkish ahead of sunrise: New chosen Poems of Thomas Merton is not just double the dimensions of Merton's prior Selected Poems (1967), it additionally arranges his poetry thematically and chronologically, in order that readers can persist with the poet's multifarious interrelated strains of inspiration in addition to his poetic improvement over the a long time, from his university days within the Nineteen Thirties to his premature unintentional demise in Bangkok in 1968 in the course of his own jap pilgrimage. the decisions are grouped lower than 8 thematic headings"Geography's Landscapes," "Poems from the Monastery," "Poems of the Sacred," "Songs of Contemplation," "History's Voices: previous and Present," "Engaging the World," "On Being Human," "Merton and different Languages."

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