Moffitt, John, 1929-2008

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Dates:
Birth 1929
Death 2008

Biographical notes:

Author, editor, and poet, b. 1908 in Harrisburg, Pa.; member of contemporary Indian monastic order for 25 years, later converted to Catholicism; poetry and copy editor for America Magazine; author of numerous books and articles on religion and monasticism; d. 1987.

From the description of Papers of John Moffitt, 1916-1974. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55771568

From the description of Papers of John Moffitt, 1978-1980, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55771572

From the description of A new charter for monasticism, 1970. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55771561

Native of Harrisburg, Penn.; Hindu monk, later poet and poetry editor.

From the description of Papers of John Moffitt [manuscript], 1890-1977 1928-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647875682

Poet, poetry editor of America, former Hindu monk.

From the description of Papers of John Moffitt, 1981-1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49378358

American poet.

From the description of Poems with index [manuscript], 1976-1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874225

Author, ex-Hindu monk, poetry editor of "America."

From the description of Papers of John Moffitt [manuscript], 1852-1987, bulk 1906-1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806429

Author, poetry editor of "America."

From the description of Correspondence with Harold Grier McCurdy [manuscript], 1977-1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817230

Poet, editor, former Hindu monk.

From the description of Papers of John Moffitt [manuscript], 1975-1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817371

American poet and editor.

From the description of The poetry of E. A. Robinson [manuscript], 1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874220

From the description of Manuscripts and accompanying publication material concerning "Escape of the leopard" [manuscript], 1973. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647873882

American poet, editor, and philosopher.

From the description of Journey to Gorakhpur [manuscript], 1972. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647873964

From the description of Journey to Gorakphur [manuscript], 1973. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647875535

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  • Poetry, Modern--20th century--History and criticism

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  • Gorakhpur (India : District) (as recorded)
  • South Africa (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • Cambodia (as recorded)
  • Culebra Island (P.R.) (as recorded)
  • East Asia (as recorded)
  • Bangladesh (as recorded)
  • Rocklands (Gordonsville, Va.) (as recorded)
  • Cambodia (as recorded)
  • Cambodia (as recorded)
  • South Africa (as recorded)