The Poems of Dylan Thomas

by Dylan Thomas

Hardcover, 2017

Status

Available

Call number

821.912

Genres

Publication

New Directions (2017), Edition: Annotated, 512 pages

Description

The reputation of Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) as one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century has not waned in the fifty years since his death. A Welshman with a passion for the English language, Thomas's singular poetic voice has been admired and imitated, but never matched. This exciting, newly edited annotated edition offers a more complete and representative collection of Dylan Thomas's poetic works than any previous edition. Edited by leading Dylan Thomas scholar John Goodby from the University of Swansea,The Poems of Dylan Thomas contains all the poems that appeared inCollected Poems 1934-1952, edited by Dylan Thomas himself, as well as poems from the 1930-1934 notebooks and poems from letters, amatory verses, occasional poems, the verse film script for "Our Country," and poems that appear in his "radio play for voices,"Under Milk Wood. Showing the broad range of Dylan Thomas's oeuvre as never before, this new edition places Thomas in the twenty-first century, with an up-to-date introduction by Goodby whose notes and annotations take a pluralistic approach.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

512 p.; 9.6 inches

ISBN

0811221148 / 9780811221146
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