New Theoretical Perspectives on Dylan Thomas

“A writer of words, and nothing else”?

Golygydd(ion): Rhian Barfoot Kieron Smith

Iaith: Saesneg

Dosbarthiad(au): Beirniadaeth Lenyddol

Cyfres: Writing Wales in English

  • Chwefror 2020 · 240tudalen · 216x138mm

  • ·Clawr Meddal - 9781786835208
  • · eLyfr - epub - 9781786835222
  • · eLyfr - mobi - 9781786835239
  • · eLyfr - pdf - 9781786835215


‘A volume that boldly defamiliarises Thomas, revealing his innovative adventures in the word trade to be a search for forms of representation appropriate to the comic, horrific world he said he ate, drank, hated and loved.’
-Professor Damian Walford Davies, Cardiff University


Abbreviations Used
Notes on Contributors
Introduction: ‘[A] writer of words, and nothing else’, Kieron Smith and Rhian Barfoot
Shibboleth: For Dylan Thomas, Tomos Owen
The ‘Strange’ Wales of Dylan Thomas’s Short Stories, Tony Brown
‘Tawe pressed in upon him’: Dylan Thomas, Modernity and the Rural-Urban Divide, Andrew Webb
The comic voices of Dylan Thomas, M. Wynn Thomas
‘As long as he is all cucumber and hooves’: Dylan Thomas’s Comedy of the Unconscious, Rhian Barfoot
‘Thrown back on the cutting floor’: Dylan Thomas and film, John Goodby
‘If We Are Gong to Call Peots Bda […]’: Kingsley Amis and Dylan Thomas’, James Keery
‘[E]ruptions, farts, dampsquibs [and] barrelorgans’: Administrating Dylan Thomas in his centenary year, Kieron Smith205

Cyflwyno'r Golygydd(ion)

Rhian Barfoot

Mae Rhian Barfoot yn gweithio yng Ngholeg y Celfyddydau a'r Dyniaethau ym Mhrifysgol Abertawe. Roedd hefyd yn gynorthwyydd ymchwil ar gyfer Angel Exhaust.

Darllen mwy

Kieron Smith

Darllen mwy