Criticism and other work

Many titles are available online from the Dylan Thomas Centre.

John Ackerman – A Dylan Thomas Companion
(Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1991)
A Dylan Thomas Companion is available online from the Swansea Shop.

John Ackerman – Dylan Thomas, His Life and Work
(Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996)

John Ackerman – Welsh Dylan
(Bridgend: Seren, 1998)

Sam Adams (ed) – Poetry Wales: A Dylan Thomas number
Vol.9. no.2, 1973

Alan Bold (ed) – Dylan Thomas: Craft or Sullen Art
(London and New York: Vision and St Martin’s Press – now Palgrave – 1990)

Tony Brown (ed) – Welsh Writing in English – a yearbook of critical essays
(Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2003)
Welsh Writing in English – a yearbook of critical essays is available online at the Swansea Shop.

Robert K. Burdette – The saga of prayer : the poetry of Dylan Thomas
(The Hague : Mouton, 1972)

Richard Burns – Ceri Richards and Dylan Thomas : keys to transformation: a monograph
(London : Enitharmon Press, 1981)

Douglas Cleverdon – The Growth of Milk Wood
(London: Dent, 1969)

C.B. Cox (ed) – Dylan Thomas: The Legend and the Poet
(London: William Heinemann, 1960)

Aneirin Talfan Davies – Dylan. Druid of the Broken Body
(London: Dent, 1964)

James A Davies – Dylan Thomas’ Places: A Biographical and Literary Guide
(Swansea: Christopher Davies, 1987)

James A Davies – A Pocket Guide to Dylan Thomas’ Swansea, Gower and Laugharne
(Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000)
A Pocket Guide to Dylan Thomas’ Swansea, Gower and Laugharne is available online at the Swansea Shop.

James A Davies – A Reference Companion to Dylan Thomas
(Wesport CT: Greenwood Press, 1998)

Walford Davies (ed) – Dylan Thomas: New Critical Essays
(1972)

Walford Davies – Dylan Thomas: Open Guides to Literature Series
(Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 1986)
Dylan Thomas: Open Guides to Literature Series is available online at the Swansea Shop.

Walford Davies – Dylan Thomas: Writers of Wales Series
(Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1990)

W. Emlyn Davies – Dylan Thomas – illuminations at the house of the poet’s birth
(Swansea : Celtic Publications, 1973)

Clark Emery – The Word of Dylan Thomas
(London: Dent, 1971)

Jillian M. Farringdon and Michael G Farringdon (eds) – A concordance and word-lists to the poems of Dylan Thomas
(Oxford : Oxford Microform Publications Swansea : Ariel House Publications, 1980)

George J.Firmage (ed) – A garland for Dylan Thomas
(New York : Clarke & Way, 1963)

Jonathan Fryer – Dylan. The Nine Lives of Dylan Thomas
(Kyle Cathie, 1993)

Georg Gaston – Dylan Thomas: A Reference Guide
(Boston: G.K.Hall, 1987)

Rob Gittins – The Last Days of Dylan Thomas
(London: Macdonald, 1986)

John Goodby & Chris Wigginton (eds) Dylan Thomas: Contemporary Critical Essays
(Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001)
Dylan Thomas: Contemporary Critical Essays is available online at the Swansea Shop.

Barbara Hardy – Dylan Thomas: an original language
(Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2000)

Barbara Hardy – Dylan Thomas’s Poetic Language: The Stream That is Flowing Both Ways
(Cardiff: University College Cardiff, 1987)

David Holbrook – Dylan Thomas : the code of night
(London : Athlone Press, 1972)

David Holbrook – Llareggub Revisited: Dylan Thomas and the State of Modern Poetry
(Cambridge, 1962)

Beryl Hughes – The Cat’s Whiskers
(Hove : B. Hughes, 1998)

Gwyn Jones – Background to Dylan Thomas and other explorations
(Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1992)

T. Harri Jones – Dylan Thomas
(Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1963)

R. B. Kershner, Jr. – Dylan Thomas : the poet and his critics
(Chicago : American Library Association, 1976)

H.H Kleinman – The religious Sonnets of Dylan Thomas : a study in imagery and meaning
(Berkeley (California): University of California Press, 1963)

Jacob Korg – Dylan Thomas
(New York : Twayne Publishers, 1965)

Hilary Laurie – Dylan Thomas’ Wales
(London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1999)

Min Lewis – Laugharne and Dylan Thomas illustrated by Stanley Lewis
(Jennifer Heywood Press, reissued 2004)

Joseph Magoon – A bibliography of writings about Dylan Thomas for 1960 to 1989
(Bournemouth: J. Magoon, 1994)

Hugo Manning – Dylan Thomas : a poem; with linocuts by Paul Peter Piech
(London : Enitharmon Press, 1977)

Michael Marland (ed) Dylan Thomas
(London: Times Newspapers, 1970)

Ralph Maud – Dylan Thomas in Print: A Bibliographical History
(London: Dent, 1970)

Ralph Maud – Entrances to Dylan Thomas’ Poetry
(Pittsburg: University of Pittsburg Press, 1963)

Ralph Maud – Where have the old words got me?
(Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2003)
Where have the old words got me? is available online at the Swansea Shop.

Ann Elizabeth Mayer – Artists in Dylan Thomas’s Works: Adam Naming and Aesop Falling
(Montreal and Kingston: McGill University Press, 1995)

Rollie McKenna – Portrait of Dylan: A Photographer’s Memoir
(London: Dent, 1982)

William T Moynihan – The Craft of Dylan Thomas
(Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1968)

Elder Olson – The Poetry Of Dylan Thomas
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1954)

Linden Peach: The Prose Writings of Dylan Thomas
(London: 1988)

Derek Perkins – Dylan Thomas and His World
(Swansea: Domino Books, 1995)

John Petts (illustrator) – The Laugharne Poems
(Llandogo: Old Stile Press, 2003)

Poetry Society – Man be my metaphor : a tribute to Dylan Thomas
(Cheltenham : Talking Tape Company, 1991)

Annis Pratt – Dylan Thomas’ Early Prose: A Study in Creative Mythology
(Pittsburg: University of Pittsburg Press, 1970)

Bill Read – The Days of Dylan Thomas: A Pictorial Record with photographs by Rollie McKenna
(London: Weidenfield and Nicholson, 1964)

Stephen M. Rees – A Pictorial Record with photographs by Rollie McKenna
(Cardiff: WJEC National Language Unit of Wales, 1998)

Ethel Ross – Dylan Thomas and the amateur theatre
(Swansea : Swansea Little Theatre, [1983?])

David Rowe – Dylan
(Llandysul: Gomer, 2003)

Louis Simpson – A revolution in taste : studies of Dylan Thomas, Allen Ginsberg, Sylvia Plath, and Robert Lowell
(New York : MacMillan, c1978)

Andrew Sinclair – Dylan the Bard
(New York: Thomas Dunne, 1999)

Andrew Sinclair – Dylan Thomas : poet of his people
(London : Joseph, 1975)

Swansea Print Workshop – Especially when the October wind : a set of twelve prints to commemorate the 50th anniversay of the death of Dylan Thomas
(Swansea: Swansea Print Workshop, 2003)

The Swansea Review – Under the Spelling Wall: Dylan Thomas Issue. No 20
(2000)

E.W. Tedlock (ed) Dylan Thomas: The Legend and the Poet
(London: Heinemann, 1960)

David N Thomas – Dylan Thomas: A Farm, Two Mansions and a Bungalow
(Bridgend: Seren, 1999)

David N Thomas – The Dylan Thomas Trail, Ceredigion
(Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2002)

Dylan Thomas Society of Great Britain: Dylan Thomas Remembered
(Swansea: Dylan Thomas Society, 1978)

Dylan Thomas Society of Great Britain: I Sang in my Chains: A Tribute to Dylan Thomas
(Swansea: Dylan Thomas Society, 2003)

William York Tindall – A Reader’s Guide to Dylan Thomas
(Thames and Hudson, 1962)

Henry Treece – Dylan Thomas: ‘Dog Among the Fairies’
(Ernest Bevan, 1956)

George Tremlett – Dylan Thomas: In the mercy of his means
(Constable, 1991)

George Tremlett and James Nashold – The Death of Dylan Thomas
(Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1997)

R L Varshev – The Poetry of Dylan Thomas: A Critical Study
(Doaba House, 1983)

Eynel Wardi – Once Below a Time: Dylan Thomas, Julia Kristeva and Other Speaking Subjects
(Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 2000)

Vernon Watkins – Poems for Dylan
(Llandysul: Gomer, 2003)

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