Welsh Writing in English: A Yearbook of Critical Essays

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Exploring the work of some of the finest writers that Wales has produced, this volume uncovers the length and complexity of the tradition of Welsh writing in English. The featured writer in this volume is Dylan Thomas, whose politics are discussed in essays by Victor Golightly and Victor Paananen. James Davies looks at how Thomas's marriage is represented in his poetry of the 1940s, while the work of Thomas's contemporary, Vernon Watkins, is reevaluated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams. Further...
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Exploring the work of some of the finest writers that Wales has produced, this volume uncovers the length and complexity of the tradition of Welsh writing in English. The featured writer in this volume is Dylan Thomas, whose politics are discussed in essays by Victor Golightly and Victor Paananen. James Davies looks at how Thomas's marriage is represented in his poetry of the 1940s, while the work of Thomas's contemporary, Vernon Watkins, is reevaluated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams. Further essays look at T. J. Llewelyn Prichard's Twm Shon Catti, R. S. Thomas's reading of William Carlos Williams, and Lewis Jones. In addition, Jeremy Hooker writes on poetry and place, and the work of Alun Lewis is debated by John Pikoulis, Tony Brown, and M. Wynn Thomas.


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Tony Brown is a lecturer of English at the University of Wales. He is the editor of The Collected Stories of Glyn Jones and The Dragon Has Two Tongues.

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