"Thomas Merton's MY ARGUMENT WITH THE GESTAPO:" ITMS Sixteenth General Meeting at Santa Clara University in California, June 27, 2019, by Ron Hansen.

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"Thomas Merton's MY ARGUMENT WITH THE GESTAPO:" ITMS Sixteenth General Meeting at Santa Clara University in California, June 27, 2019, by Ron Hansen.

Description

Ron Hansen is the author of screenplays, two collections of stories, a book of essays, and nine novels, the most recent being The Kid, which is based on the life of the outlaw William H. Bonney. Ron graduated from Creighton University in Omaha and went on to the University of Iowa’s Writers’ Workshop and Stanford University where he was a Wallace Stegner Creative Writing Fellow. His novel Atticus was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award. His novel The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and was made into a movie starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck. Mariette in Ecstasy won the Gold Medal in Fiction from the Commonwealth Club of California. Ron’s writing has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is currently the Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara University and a permanent deacon for the Diocese of San Jose.

Date

27 June 2019

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© Ron Hansen

Relation

All recorded lectures and panelists from the International Thomas Merton Society's 16th General Meeting at Santa Clara University, June 2019: https://merton.bellarmine.edu/items/browse?tags=Santa+Clara+University.

Citation

“"Thomas Merton's MY ARGUMENT WITH THE GESTAPO:" ITMS Sixteenth General Meeting at Santa Clara University in California, June 27, 2019, by Ron Hansen.,” Merton Center Digital Collections, accessed December 10, 2019, https://merton.bellarmine.edu/items/show/17837.

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