File 70 - Draft of Two chapters for Circus book

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CA ON00389 1-1-1-70


Draft of Two chapters for Circus book


  • 1992 - 1993 (Creation)

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0.4 cm of textual records

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File consists of typescripts of chapter I and chapter II of a book about the Flying Rodleighs. These typescripts are likely part of Nouwen's later work on his book about the circus. Nouwen describes his experience of going to the circus and meeting the Flying Rodleighs, and also describes his thoughts and emotions while learning more about the Rodleighs and their act.

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Material is accompanied by a brown envelope with handwritten label by Nouwen: "Two chapters for Circus book".
This material is the same draft as Henri Nouwen fonds - Manuscripts - Books and articles - Circus Diary - The Flying Rodleighs - chapters 1 and 2 ; Circus chapters 1 and 2.
Chapter 1 is 22 pages, and chapter 2 is 21 pages.

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2007 63


Box 24

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