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Dylan Thomas's choice;

Author: Ralph Maud; Dylan Thomas; Aneirin Talfan Davies
Publisher: [New York], [New Directions Pub. Corp.], [1964, ©1963]
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A selection of poetry, which he read aloud on his BBC radio show, by poets other than Thomas himself. All of the poems included have been selected for their richness of sounds as they are read aloud. Poets include Auden, Betjeman, Davies, De la Mare, Donne, Graves, Hardy, Hopkins, Lawrence, Lewis, Pound, Yeats, Young, and many others.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Maud; Dylan Thomas; Aneirin Talfan Davies
OCLC Number: 351178
Description: xxv, 182 pages 21 cm
Contents: Obituary / Max Adeler --
In Memoriam / Max Adeler --
Polly Perkins --
As I roved out --
Unfortunate Miss Bailey --
The herse song --
Tarpauling jacket --
Foggy, foggy dew --
The lily and the rose --
The unquiet grave --
Gypsies in the wood --
Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold --
Roman wall blues / W.H. Auden --
Song of the master and boatswain / W.H. Auden --
Sob, heavy world / W.H. Auden --
News of the World II / George Barker --
To my mother / George Barker --
Godolphin Horne / Hillarie Belloc --
Lord Finchley / Hillarie Belloc --
The garden party / Hillarie Belloc --
Henry King / Hillarie Belloc --
A child ill / John Betjeman --
The arrest of Oscar Wilde at the Cadogan Hotel / John Betjeman --
Pot pourri from a Surrey garden / John Betjeman --
Senex / John Betjeman --
The burning of the leaves / Laurence Binyon --
O God! O Montreal! / Samuel Butler --
Stanzas for music / Lord Byron --
The good rich man / G.K. Chesterton --
The watch / Frances Cornford --
Voyages II / Hart Crane --
O what can you give me / Idris Davies --
One poet visits another / W.H. Davies --
The poet / W.H. Davies --
The inquest / W.H. Davies --
Buttons / Walter De la Mare --
At the keyhole / Walter De la Mare --
The bards / Walter De la Mare --
Hymn to God my God / John Donne --
Mythology / Lawrence Durrell --
The groundhog / Richard Eberhart --
Journey of the Magi / T.S. Eliot --
Raftery's dialogue with the whiskey / Padraic Fallon --
O Boys! O Boys! / Oliver St. John Gogarty --
Opportunity / Harry Graham --
The bards / Robert Graves --
Lollocks / Robert Graves --
Dr Newman with the crooked pince-nez / Robert Graves --
Sir John addressed the Snake-god in his temple, / Robert Graves --
Counting the beats / Robert Graves --
Traveller's curse after misdirection / Robert Graves --
The great-grandmother / Robert Graves --
Lift boy / Robert Graves --
The oldest soldier / Robert Graves --
To Lizbie Browne / Thomas Hardy --
In church / Thomas Hardy --
After a journey / Thomas Hardy --
A broken appointment / Thomas Hardy --
In death divided / Thomas Hardy --
The choirmaster's burial / Thomas Hardy --
I need not go / Thomas Hardy --
At Castle Boterel / Thomas Hardy --
Prayer / George Herbert --
His litany to the Holy Spirit / Robert Herrick --
She is far from the land / Thomas Hood --
The leaden echo and the golden echo / Gerald Manley Hopkins --
Infant innocence / Alfred Edward Housman --
Esylit / Glyn Jones --
A Christmas childhood / Patrick Kavanagh --
Moonlight night on the port / Sidney Keyes --
End of another home holiday / D.H. Lawrence --
Ship of death / D.H. Lawrence --
Sacco writes to his son / Alun Lewis --
The sentry / Alun Lewis --
In hospital: Poona (I) / Alun Lewis --
In hospital: Poona (II) / Alun Lewis --
On seeing dead bodies floating off the Cape / Alun Lewis --
The dead in Europe / Robert Lowell --
As a plane tree by the water / Robert Lowell --
The libertine / Louis MacNeice --
Suicide / Louis MacNeice --
My dark-headed Käthchen / John Manifold --
His shield / Marianne Moore --
Very like a whale / Ogden Nash --
In time of pestilence / Thomas Nashe --
Prayer for the speedy end of three great misfortunes / Frank O'Connor --
Strange meeting / Wilfred Owen --
A right-ofway: 1865 / William Plomer --
The flying bum: 1944 / William Plomer --
Soirée / Ezra Pound --
Clara / Ezra Pound --
The river-merchant's wife: a letter / Ezra Pound --
His pilgrimage / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Judith of Bethulia / John Crowe Ransom --
Parting, without a sequel / John Crowe Ransom --
Bells for John Whiteside's daughter / John Crowe Ransom --
Chard Whitlow / Henry Reed --
Naming of parts / Henry Reed --
The little brother / James Reeves --
Richard Cory / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Lent / W.R. Rodgers --
Carol / W.R. Rodgers --
Carol / John Short --
Still falls the rain / Edith Sitwell --
A glassof beer / James Stephens --
Midnight / James Stephens --
The brewer's man / L.A.G. Strong --
The unknown bird / Edward Thomas --
The owl / Edward Thomas --
The collier / Vernon Watkins --
A lover's words / Vernon Watkins --
The buried child / Dorothy Wellesley --
Endure what life God gives and ask no longer span / W.B. Yeats --
For Anne Gregory / W.B. Yeats --
A dialogue of self and soul (Part II) / W.B. Yeats --
The three bushes / W.B. Yeats --
Three things / W.B. Yeats --
He thinks of his past greatness / W.B. Yeats --
Lapis Iazuli / W.B. Yeats --
John Kinsella's lament for Mrs Mary Moore / W.B. Yates --
The shepherd's hut / Andrew Young --
Passing the graveyard / Andrew Young --
A prospect of death / Andrew Young.
Responsibility: an anthology of verse spoken by Dylan Thomas, edited by Ralph Maud and Aneirin Talfan Davies.

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A selection of poetry, which he read aloud on his BBC radio show, by poets other than Thomas himself. All of the poems included have been selected for their richness of sounds as they are read aloud. Poets include Auden, Betjeman, Davies, De la Mare, Donne, Graves, Hardy, Hopkins, Lawrence, Lewis, Pound, Yeats, Young, and many others.

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