Critical Essays

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  • Jason Walford Davies (Bangor University),
    “Thick Ambush of Shadows”: Allusions to Welsh literature in the work of R.S. Thomas.
    Welsh Writing in English: A Yearbook of Critical Essays 1 (1995): 75-127. [read]
  • M. Wynn Thomas (University of Wales, Swansea)
    R.S. Thomas: War Poet
    Welsh Writing in English: A Yearbook of Critical Essays 2 (1996): 82-97. [read]
  • Barbara Prys Williams (University of Wales, Swansea)
    “A consciousness in quest of its own truth”: Some Aspects of R.S. Thomas’s The Echoes Return Slow as Autobiography
    Welsh Writing in English: A Yearbook of Critical Essays 2 (1996): 98-125.[read]
  • Ben Astley
    “Somewhere Between Faith and Doubt”: R.S. Thomas and the Poetry of Theology Deconstructed
    Welsh Writing in English: A Yearbook of Critical Essays 4 (1998): 74-93.[read]
  • William V. Davis (Baylor University)
    “At the Foot of the Precipice of Water . . . Sea Shapes Coming to Celebration”: R.S. Thomas and Kierkegaard
    Welsh Writing in English: A Yearbook of Critical Essays 4 (1998): 94-117.[read]
  • Grahame Davies
    Resident Aliens: R. S. Thomas and the Anti-Modern Movement
    Welsh Writing in English: A Yearbook of Critical Essays 7 (2001-02): 50-77.[read]

 


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