The Poetry of Dylan Thomas: Under the Spelling Wall (Hardcover)

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Published in time for the centenary of the poet's birth in 1914, The Poetry of Dylan Thomas is the first book to read Dylan Thomas's poetry through the lens of modern critical theory, bringing theories of modernism, the body, gender, the carnivalesque, language, hybridity, performance, and the pastoral to bear on his works. John Goodby calls for a fundamental reappraisal not only of Thomas's poetry but of the ways in which post-Waste Land British poetry has been read over recent decades. For the first time, Dylan Thomas's poetry and life as a poet are brought fully into twenty-first-century terms.

About the Author


John Goodby is senior lecturer in English at Swansea University. He is the editor of the centenary edition of the Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781846318764
ISBN-10: 1846318769
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publication Date: August 15th, 2013
Pages: 500
Language: English
Series: Liverpool English Texts and Studies Lup