|New York : Viking. 1939I
|Now look you: there have been three important things that have happened this year1. The publication of Finnegans Wake.2. The War in Europe and the Russian German pact.3. The Picasso exhibition.Compared with these three things everything else has been trivial...[p.89] In the same way Finnegans Wake proves Joyce is the greatest writer of our time, and that the writing of our time is not poor, but very good and rich and exciting and fine.
|Run to the mountain: The Story of a Vocation. The journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 1, 1939-1941.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1995, p. 88-89
|Link to Merton's Copy
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