Frontiers in Anglo-Welsh Poetry

Frontiers in Anglo-Welsh Poetry

by Anthony Conran, Anthony Conrad


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ISBN-13: 9780708313954
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Publication date: 06/20/1997
Series: CYMRU-Contemporary German Writers Ser.
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

This is the second collection of critical essays by the poet, dramatist and critic Tony Conran. His first collection, The Cost of Strangeness, was published in 1982.

Table of Contents

Part I
1.    The 'Welsh way of life' and its poetry
2.    Displaced poets of the way of life: W.H. Davies, Huw Menai and A.G. Prys-Jones
3.    The Anglo-Welsh vanishing point: the Eastaway of Edward Thomas
4.    Pilgrims from a desert land: a study of Idris Davies's two sequences and Gwenallt's 'Y meirwon' as responses to the Great Depression
Part II
5.    Buried treasure
6.    Gerard Hopkins as an Anglo-Welsh poet
7.    David Jones and the ironic epic
Part III
8.    The advent of modernism
9.    'I saw time murder me': Dylan Thomas and the tragic soliloquy
10.  A lonely path: the early poetry of Glyn Jones
11.  Lynette Roberts
Part IV
12.  The end of an era
13.  The new frontier: R.S. Thomas
14.  Roland Mathias: headmaster, critic and poet
Part V
15.  Exile and elegy in the poetry of T. Harri Jones
16.  Telling the dead go home: the poetry of Leslie Norris
17.  Funland and the work of Dannie Abse
18.  An abdication from time: the Collected Poems of Raymond Garlick
19.  The Referendum and the poetry of Jon Dressel
20.  Tony Curtis and the ways of Death
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