Dylan Thomas: A Literary Life

Dylan Thomas: A Literary Life

by W. Christie


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137322562
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/26/2014
Series: Literary Lives
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

William Christie is Professor of English Literature and Pro-Dean for Research in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and President of the Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA). He is also Vice President of the Dylan Thomas Society of Australia. His many publications include Samuel Taylor Coleridge: A Literary Life (2006), awarded the NSW Premier's Biennial Prize for Literary Scholarship in 2008.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Preface 1. Uplands: Growing up in Cwmdonkin Drive 2. Truant Years: Going (and not Going) to School 3. 'A bit of a shower-off': Performing in Swansea 4. One-Track Mind: The Notebooks 5. The Road out of Wales: Fame and Fitrovia 6. 'From love's first fever': Love and War, Guile and Beer 7. 'A crucial point in his career': Reinventing Dylan Thomas 8. 'Radio's a building in the air': Lord Cut-Glass, Poet of the Airwaves 9. 'My seashaken house on a breakneck of rocks': The Road to Laugharne 10. 'O my America, my newfoundland': The Poet on Tour 11. The Road to Milk Wood Epilogue Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index?

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