Dylan Thomas | Critical Essay by Jacob Korg

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of Dylan Thomas.
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Critical Essay by Jacob Korg

SOURCE: “Stories and Plays,” in Dylan Thomas, Twayne Publishers, Inc., 1965, pp. 154-82.

In the following essay, Korg divides Thomas's nonpoetic works into two areas: fantasies and straightforward narratives.

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Thomas was as prolific a writer of prose as of verse. He published the first of his short stories, “After the Fair,” in March, 1934, less than a year after his earliest poems had appeared; and he continued to write prose until his death. In addition to his numerous short stories, the uncompleted novel, Adventures in the Skin Trade, three prose dramas, the radio play, Under Milk Wood, and the two film scripts, The Doctor and the Devils and The Beach at Falesá, he wrote a number of book reviews, radio talks, and descriptive essays, many of them collected in the posthumous...

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