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Author Davies, Walford
Title Dylan Thomas
Imprint Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2014
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (208 pages)
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Series Writers of Wales
Writers of Wales
Note Cover -- Back 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
An authoritative introduction by a leading Dylan Thomas scholar to the nature, cultural background, achievement and critical reception of this major poet's work
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Davies, Walford Dylan Thomas Cardiff : University of Wales Press,c2014 9781783160587
Subject Authors, Welsh -- 19th century -- Biography.;Authors, Welsh -- 20th century -- Biography.;Thomas, Dylan, -- 1914-1953
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