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Dylan Thomas companion

Ackerman, John

Dylan Thomas companion

life, poetry and prose

by Ackerman, John

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thomas, Dylan, -- 1914-1953.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p283-286. - Includes index.

    StatementJohn Ackerman.
    SeriesMacmillan literarycompanions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6039.H52Z/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi,309p. :
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21283140M
    ISBN 100333294459


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is called tomorrow. I hold a beast, an angel and a madman within me. Do not go gently into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light. Light breaks where no sun shines; Where no sea runs, the waters of the heart; Push in their tides.

A good poem is a contribution to reality. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: XVI, S: ill. Contents: Preface - Maps and Illustrations - PART I DYLAN THOMAS'S LIFE - PART II THE POETRY - Early Notebooks and Manuscript Verse - 18 Poems - Twenty-five Poems - The Map of Love - Deaths and Entrances - Collected Poems - Unfinished Poems - PART III THE PROSE - The Early Stories.

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