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Dylan Thomas.

Author: Walford Davies
Publisher: Caerdydd, Cardiff : University of Wales Press Chicago : Chicago Distribution Center [distributor]
Series: University of Wales Press - Writers of Wales Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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An authoritative introduction by a leading Dylan Thomas scholar to the nature, cultural background, achievement and critical reception of this major poets work.

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Pictorial works
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walford Davies
ISBN: 1783160586 9781783160587
OCLC Number: 1066448399
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages) illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Preface; 1 'Begin at the beginning': introductory; 2 'The sideboard fruit, the ferns': the poet in suburbia; 3 'The loud hill of Wales': the Welshness of the work; 4 'I'll put them all in a story by and by': aspects of the prose; 5 'Now my saying shall be my undoing': the need to change; 6 'Criss-cross rhythms': comparisons of earlier and later poems; 7 'Ann's bard on a raised hearth': towards 'After the funeral (In Memory of Ann Jones)'; 8 'Mostly bare I would lie down': a creative decade ends in war 9 'Arc-lamped thrown back upon the cutting flood' 'This unbelievable lack of wires': wartime, film work, broadcasts; 10 'We hid our fears in that murdering breath': the war elegies; 11 'Parables of sun light': towards 'Poem in October','Fern Hill', 'Do not go gentle into that good night' and beyond; 12 'Is my voice being your eyes?': Under Milk Wood; 13 'The rhymer in the long tongued room': writing places and the place of the poet; 14 'As I sail out to die': the late poems; 15 'The hero's head lies scraped of every legend': the legend and the man; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Series Title: University of Wales Press - Writers of Wales Ser.
Other Titles: Dylan Thomas (Online)

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An authoritative introduction by a leading Dylan Thomas scholar to the nature, cultural background, achievement and critical reception of this major poet's work.  Read more...

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Walford Davies's sympathetic introduction to the character and writing of Dylan Thomas, one of the great twentieth-century poets, is illuminating for new or experienced readers. His appraisal and Read more...

 
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