Ugly, Lovely: a pictorial journey through Dylan Thomas’s Swansea and Carmarthenshire. Guest blog by Hilly Janes

By |2020-04-08T12:16:52+01:00December 12th, 2016|Guest Blog|

A recently-discovered archive of 1950s photographs of the places Dylan Thomas wove into his work is the basis of a new book, Ugly, Lovely - Dylan Thomas’s Swansea and Carmarthenshire of the 1950s in Pictures (Parthian Books). Its editor, Hilly Janes, describes how she discovered them in an old cardboard box...   They must have [...]

Mocking Mussolini and other Fascists: how Dylan Thomas responded to the rise of the far right. Guest blog by Dr. Paul Jackson

By |2020-04-08T12:16:52+01:00December 5th, 2016|Guest Blog|

Dylan Thomas is not usually thought about as a particular political writer. For those who know his life and his work, clearly Dylan was left wing, and had various Communist and Marxist friends. Politics was not at the forefront of his aesthetic style though, unlike some other writers and artists of the 1930s, and most [...]