Miraculous simplicity: essays on R.S. Thomas / edited by William V. Davis
1993, 1st edition. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press. Near fine cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Item #312546
Physical description: xiv, 248 pages: illustrations; 24 cm. Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-248). Contents: Autobiographical essay / R.S. Thomas -- Porbings: an interview with R.S. Thomas / Ned Thomas and John Barnie -- The topography of R.S. Thomas / Brian Morris -- Keeping his pen clean: R.S. Thomas and Wales / M. Wynn Thomas -- Humanus sum: a second look at R.S. Thomas -- Via negativa: absence and presence in the recent poetry of R.S. Thomas / J.D. Vicary -- R.S. Thomas: the landscape of near-despair / Robert Nisbet -- R.S. Thomas: poet-priest of the apocalyptic mode / William V. Davis -- R.S. Thomas's poetry of the Church of Wales / Donald Davie -- Negativity and language in the religious poetry of R.S. Thomas / Vimala Herman -- The gap in the hedge: R.S. Thomas's emblem poetry / Belinda Humfrey -- R.S. Thomas and the vanishing god of form and number / Julian Gitzen -- On the screen of eternity: some aspects of R.S. Thomas's prose / Tony Brown -- The unmanageable bone: language in R.S. Thomas's poetry / Patrick Deane -- Pessimism and its counters: between here and now and after / James A. Davies. Subjects: Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart) 1913-2000 Criticism and interpretation. Literature. Wales In literature. Wales. Genre:
Bibliography. Criticism, interpretation, etc. Illustrated.