Dylan Thomas | Critical Essay by James A. Davies

This literature criticism consists of approximately 14 pages of analysis & critique of Dylan Thomas.
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Critical Essay by James A. Davies

SOURCE: A review of The Collected Letters of Dylan Thomas, in The Anglo-Welsh Review, No. 83, 1986, pp. 96-105.

In the following review of The Collected Letters of Dylan Thomas, Davies praises editor (and Thomas biographer) Paul Ferris for correcting errors in previous publications of Thomas's correspondence.

The publication of Dylan Thomas's Collected Letters is a major literary event. It makes a substantial addition to the works of a twentieth-century poet of central importance who is also a superb writer of prose. In 1977, when he published what has become the standard biography of Thomas, Paul Ferris had access to between 500 and 600 letters, of which about 300 had already been published (mainly in Letters to Vernon Watkins (1957) and Selected Letters, ed. Constantine Fitzgibbon (1966). This new volume adds over 400, to bring the total into four figures. Almost certainly others remain extant and it...

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