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The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas Centenary Edition

John Goodby

Swansea University Author: John Goodby

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Like Shakespeare and Joyce before him, Dylan Thomas expanded our sense of what the English language can do.Rhythmically forceful yet subtly musical and full of memorable lines, his poems are anthology favourites; his 'play for voices' Under Milk Wood a modern classic. Much loved by The Bea...

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ISBN: 9780297865704
Published: London The Orion Publishing Group 2014
Online Access: https://www.orionbooks.co.uk/titles/dylan-thomas/the-collected-poems-of-dylan-thomas/9780297865704/
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa55898
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Abstract: Like Shakespeare and Joyce before him, Dylan Thomas expanded our sense of what the English language can do.Rhythmically forceful yet subtly musical and full of memorable lines, his poems are anthology favourites; his 'play for voices' Under Milk Wood a modern classic. Much loved by The Beatles and Bob Dylan, he is a cultural icon and continues to inspire artists today.This new edition, released to commemorate the centenary of Thomas's birth, collects more of his poems together in a single volume than ever before. With recently discovered material and accessible critique from Dylan Thomas expert John Goodby, it looks at Thomas's body of work in a fresh light, taking us to the beating heart of his poetry
Item Description: Edited by John Goodby
Keywords: Dylan Thomas
College: College of Arts and Humanities