[PDF / Epub] ☂ A Child's Christmas in Wales By Dylan Thomas – Thantai68.info

A Child's Christmas in Wales Originally Emerging From A Piece Written For Radio, The Poem Was Recorded By Thomas In The Story Is An Anecdotal Retelling Of A Christmas From The View Of A Young Child And Is A Romanticised Version Of Christmases Past, Portraying A Nostalgic And Simpler Time It Is One Of Thomas Most Popular WorksSummary On Verso Of Title Page A Welsh Poet Recalls The Celebration Of Christmas In Wales And The Feelings It Evoked In Him As A Child


About the Author: Dylan Thomas

Dylan Marlais Thomas was a Welsh poet who wrote in English Many regard him as one of the 20th century s most influential poets.In addition to poetry, Thomas wrote short stories and scripts for film and radio, with the latter frequently performed by Thomas himself His public readings, particularly in America, won him great acclaim his booming, at times, ostentatious voice, with a subtle Welsh lilt, became almost as famous as his works His best known works include the play for voices Under Milk Wood and the celebrated villanelle for his dying father, Do not go gentle into that good night Appreciative critics have also noted the superb craftsmanship and compression of poems such as In my craft or sullen art and the rhapsodic lyricism of Fern Hill.



10 thoughts on “A Child's Christmas in Wales

  1. says:

    My artistic, flighty mother, who s in her 70 s, flits in and out of my life, leaving quirky gifts behind Sometimes they go straight to Goodwill used clothing, cheap knickknacks sometimes they re useful a type of mop she parti


  2. says:

    I completely forgot to review this little book, my husband has read it out loud for the whole family during Christmas Eve, The poor one has been interrupted hundreds of times because the English used by Thomas was not very easy to und


  3. says:

    One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether it snowed for six da


  4. says:

    Beautiful.


  5. says:

    I needDylan Thomas in my life I was unaware of this fact until today, having never read his stuff before aside from Do not go gentle into that good night some 30 or so years ago I don t usually go in for poetry, but I loved his cadence and imagery Beautiful stu


  6. says:

    I picked this as an accessible introduction to Dylan s work A delicate prose poem that proceeds liltingly until the child and the adult versions collides head on, subtly, magnificently bringing about the conclusion.


  7. says:

    I realize, now, that Dylan Thomas has been trying to capture my attention for 41 years Sorry it took so long I m here now Let s proceed.


  8. says:

    All the Christmases roll toward the two tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street and they stop at the rim of the ice edged, fish freezing waves, and I plunge my hands in the snow and bring out whatever I can find.How did I, a huge fan of Christ


  9. says:

    I read this over at and also treated myself to a listen over on You Tube of Thomas reading this himself I normally hate being read to but it is impossible to hate this beautifully vibrating voice breathing evenlife into this work I ve never read nostalgia so well realised I loved the gentle humou


  10. says:

    One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether it snowed for six days and six nights when I was twelve or whether it snowed for tw


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