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Author QuotedRoland Barthes
Title QuotedLast Happy Writer
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/08/27
QuotationFine bright day. Reading the German book by Schumann on Indonesian Mysticism"” lent me by Soedjatmoko. It is very fine. A bit of Barthes on Voltaire. "The last happy writer."
JournalThe Other Side of the Mountain: The End of the Journey. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 7, 1967-1968.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1998, p. 161
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