An Infinity of Little Hours  -     By: Nancy Klein Maguire
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An Infinity of Little Hours

Running Press Book Publishers / 2007 / Paperback

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"An outstanding work of cultural anthropology and oral history. It does what the best books do: it proves, it teaches, it unsettles, it amazes,"---American Scholar. Maguire had unprecedented access to five monks who joined the strictest order of them all---the Carthusians---and follows their journey over a period of years. 272 pages, softcover. Public Affairs.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 158648432X
ISBN-13: 9781586484323
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In 1960, five young men arrived at the imposing gates of Parkminster, the largest center of the most rigorous and ascetic monastic order in the Western world: the Carthusians. This is the story of their five-year journey into a society virtually unchanged in its behavior and lifestyle since its foundation in 1084. An Infinity of Little Hours is a uniquely intimate portrait of the customs and practices of a monastic order almost entirely unknown until now. It is also a drama of the men's struggle as they avoid the 1960s—the decade of hedonism, music, fashion, and amorality—and enter an entirely different era and a spiritual world of their own making. After five years each must face a choice: to make "solemn profession" and never leave Parkminster; or to turn his back on his life's ambition to find God in solitude. A remarkable investigative work, the book combines first-hand testimony with unique source material to describe the Carthusian life. And in the final chapter, which recounts a reunion forty years after the events described elsewhere in the book, Nancy Klein Maguire reveals which of the five succeeded in their quest, and which did not.

Author Bio

Nancy Klein Maguire is the author of numerous publications on the relationship of theatre and politics in the seventeenth century. She frequently reviews books, most recently for the Los Angeles Times Book Review. She has been a Scholar-in- Residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, since 1983.

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