Guest Blog: Poetics in the fiction of Dylan Thomas by Ray Greenblatt

By |2020-04-08T12:16:52+01:00March 6th, 2017|Guest Blog|

  Dylan Thomas  wrote this collection of ten short stories in 1940. The characters from A Child’s Christmas in Wales (1952) are here but more fleshed out: Dan Jenkins (“The Fight”), Jack Williams (“Peaches”), the Protheros (“Old Garbo”). And Thomas’ poetic style is revealed in the prose as well: vivid imagery, alliteration, purposeful run-on lines, [...]