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Reading Dylan Thomas

Edward Allen

Abstract

Reclining quietly with a book; an ear glued to the Hi-Fi; sifting a library stack; the TV flickering; a website gone live… Few poets have inspired such remarkable scenes and modes of interpretation as Dylan Thomas. Our means of access and response to his work have never been more eclectic, and this collection sheds new light on what it means to ‘read’ such a various art. In thinking beyond the parameters of life writing and lingering interpretative communities, Reading Dylan Thomas attends in detail to the problems and pleasures of deciphering Thomas in the twenty-first century, teasing out hi ... More

Keywords: Dylan Thomas, Poetry, Short story, Broadcast, Film, Manuscript, Media, War, Influence, Modernism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474411554
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411554.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Edward Allen, editor
University of Cambridge

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