Collected Later Poems: 1988-2000

Collected Later Poems: 1988-2000

by R.S. Thomas
     
 

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R. S. Thomas (1913-2000) is one of the major poets of the twentieth-century, the greatest Welsh poet since Dylan Thomas, and one of the finest religious poets in the English language. This substantial gathering of his late poems shows us the final flowering of a truly great poet still writing at the height of his powers in his 70s and 80s. It begins with his

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R. S. Thomas (1913-2000) is one of the major poets of the twentieth-century, the greatest Welsh poet since Dylan Thomas, and one of the finest religious poets in the English language. This substantial gathering of his late poems shows us the final flowering of a truly great poet still writing at the height of his powers in his 70s and 80s. It begins with his autobiographical sequence, The Echoes Return Slow, unavailable for many years, and also includes, Counterpoint, Mass for Hard Times, No Truce With the Furies, and his final collection, Residues.

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ISBN-13:
9781852246488
Publisher:
Bloodaxe Books
Publication date:
08/18/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
957,387
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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