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R.S. Thomas : poetry and theology

Author: William Virgil Davis
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The theology and the poetry of Welch poet R.S. Thomas.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, William Virgil, 1940-
R.S. Thomas.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007
Named Person: R S Thomas; R S Thomas; R S Thomas; R S Thomas; Ronald S Thomas
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Virgil Davis
ISBN: 9781932792492 193279249X
OCLC Number: 122526788
Description: xvi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Poetry in theological crisis --
Finding and following R.S. Thomas --
Agnostic faith --
Poet-priest and the apocalyptic mode --
Mirrors and mirror imagery --
Gaps in the poetry of R.S. Thomas --
Fathers and sons --
The quarrel with technology --
R.S. Thomas and Søren Kierkegaard --
R.S. Thomas and Wallace Stevens.
Responsibility: William V. Davis.
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Celebrates the work of the Welsh poet R.S. Thomas (1913-2000) and illuminates the theological implications of this famous twentieth-century poet-priest's pilgrimage. By providing detailed readings of  Read more...


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"This book uses strategically selected readings to trace the development of particular themes and preoccupations in Thomas' work." - Barry Sloan, University of Southampton "Davis says of R S Thomas, Read more...

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