Dylan Thomas | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Brian Stonehill

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Dylan Thomas.
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Critical Review by Brian Stonehill

SOURCE: A review of The Collected Stories, in Los Angeles Times Book Review, January 6, 1985, p. 1, 5.

In the following review of The Collected Stories, Stonehill provides a brief appreciation.

What is the gift that some storytellers have of immediately enwrapping us? A walk through this collection by a storyteller better known as one of the great poets of our century offers a few clues to that question.

Dylan Thomas [in The Collected Stories] writes from the child in himself to the child in us, without disturbing the skeptical adult selves that stand sentry over precious childhood memories. He re-creates the intense colors, the distinctive odors, the absolutely human feel of everything we registered in our crustless youths. Yet the perspective is from here, today, looking back: We're not invited to escape so much as to measure our distance from how sensitive we...

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