Dylan Thomas | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Richard F. Peterson

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Dylan Thomas.
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Critical Essay by Richard F. Peterson

SOURCE: A review of Dylan Thomas: The Collected Stories, in Studies in Short Fiction, Vol. 23, No. 2, Spring, 1986, pp. 206-8.

In the following review of Thomas's Collected Stories, Peterson believes Thomas could not sustain longer works of fiction.

In “Where Tawe Flows,” one of twenty early stories in the first group in The Collected Stories of Dylan Thomas, a young Mr. Thomas and three friends are collaborating on a novel of provincial life. While the others concentrate on getting the “realism straight” for their characters, Mr. Thomas pleads for the fantastic. Rather than working on his contribution to the novel, he has spent the week writing the story of a cat that turned a children's governess into a vampire by jumping over the governess at the moment of her death.

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