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Dylan Thomas (Poet to Poet) free pdf Dylan Thomas (1914-53) was born in Swansea and won wide acclaim for his often declamatory and rhetorical work of the 1940s, which included "Deaths and Entrances" (1946). He died from alcoholism shortly before the airing of his most famous work, "Under Milk Wood" (1954). Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941, studied at Trinity College Dublin, and the Sorbonne, and has held journalistic and academic appointments in London and New York. A member of Aosdana, he has received numerous awards including the Irish Academy of Letters Award and the Scott Montcrieff translation prize. His "Collected Poems" was published in 1999. In the "Poet to Poet" series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired. By their selection of verses and their critical reactions, the selectors offer intriguing insights into their own work. Here, Derek Mahon selects Dylan Thomas.

About Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas (1914-53) was born in Swansea and educated at Swansea Grammar School. He worked as a journalist and screenwriter in Swansea and London, contributing frequently to BBC Radio. His publications included The Map of Love (1939), Deaths and Entrances (1946) and Collected Poems (1952). Under Milk Wood, 'a play for voices', appeared posthumously. Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941, studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and has held journalistic and academic appointments in London and New York. He has received numerous awards including a Lannan Award and the Scot Moncrieff Translation Prize. His latest collection of poetry, An Autumn Wind, was published in 2010.

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Author : Dylan Thomas
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 04 March 2004
ISBN : 0571218342
EAN : 9780571218349
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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