The Light of Hope in Darkness by R. V. Young

The Light of Hope in Darkness

"Dense Poems and Socratic Light": The Poetry of John Martin Finlay (1941–1991)
edited by David Middleton and John P. Doucet
Wiseblood Books, 2020
(278 pages, $18.99, paperback)

"With Constant Light": The Collected Essays and Reviews with Selections from the Diaries and Other Prose of John Martin Finlay (1941–1991)
edited by David Middleton and John P. Doucet
Wiseblood Books, 2020
(368 pages, $15.00, paperback)

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R. V. Young is Professor of English Emeritus at North Carolina State University, and a former editor of Modern Age: A Quarterly Review. His Shakespeare & the Idea of Western Civilization is forthcoming in January from Catholic University of America Press. He and his wife are parishioners at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Dunedin, Florida. They have five grown children, 15 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He is a senior editor of Touchstone.

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