Reading Merton in the Rain, a plenary lecture by Scott Russell Sanders at the 15th General Meeting of the ITMS, held at St. Bonaventure University, Olean, NY, June 16, 2017.

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Reading Merton in the Rain, a plenary lecture by Scott Russell Sanders at the 15th General Meeting of the ITMS, held at St. Bonaventure University, Olean, NY, June 16, 2017.

Subject

Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.

Description

Scott Russell Sanders is the author of twenty books of fiction and nonfiction, including Hunting for Hope and A Conservationist Manifesto. His most recent books are Earth Works: Selected Essays (2012) and Divine Animal: A Novel(2014). A collection of his eco-science fiction stories entitled Dancing in Dreamtime and a new edition of his documentary narrative, Stone Countryco-authored with photographer Jeffrey Wolin, were published in 2017. Among his honors are the Lannan Literary Award, the John Burroughs Essay Award, the Mark Twain Award, the Cecil Woods Award for Nonfiction, the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2012 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Indiana University. He and his wife, Ruth, a biochemist, have reared two children in their hometown of Bloomington, in the hardwood hill country of Indiana’s White River Valley.

Creator

Scott Russell Sanders

Date

2017 June 16

Rights

© Scott Russell Sanders

Language

English

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Duration

44 minutes

Citation

Scott Russell Sanders, “Reading Merton in the Rain, a plenary lecture by Scott Russell Sanders at the 15th General Meeting of the ITMS, held at St. Bonaventure University, Olean, NY, June 16, 2017.,” Merton Center Digital Collections, accessed October 28, 2020, https://merton.bellarmine.edu/items/show/15244.

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