R. S. Thomas

Standard Name: Thomas, R. S.


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Friends, Associates Jan Morris
In a wide-ranging and social life JM met innumerable people whose names are household words or very near it. Some neighbours in Wales whom she got to know were the poet R. S. Thomas and...
Reception Gillian Clarke
The poems in this volume include contributions by Ted Hughes , Seamus Heaney , and R. S. Thomas .
Textual Features Maureen Duffy
Dates given to poems in the volume range from August 1970 to December 1978.
Duffy, Maureen. Memorials of the Quick and the Dead. Hamish Hamilton, 1979.
64, 85
Many handle the world's headline griefs; many record the tiny deaths of animals. The opening poem, Memorials of the...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Anne Stevenson
Essays or chapters, some of them controversial, are devoted to Sylvia Plath , Elizabeth Bishop , Eavan Boland , Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill , Dana Gioia , Seamus Heaney , Louis MacNeice , and R. S. Thomas


Late October 1955
The Welsh poetR. S. (Ronald Stuart) Thomas first came to wide notice with his collection Song at the Year's Turning (with an introduction by John Betjeman ), which drew on three earlier volumes.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012]. http://www.gale.com/c/the-times-literary-supplement-historical-archive, http://www.gale.com/c/the-times-literary-supplement-historical-archive.
2800 (28 October 1955): 634


Jennings, Elizabeth, Dannie Abse, J. G. Ballard, George Barker, Bernard Bergonzi, John Betjeman, Malcolm Bradbury, Alan Brownjohn, Charles Causley, Bob Cobbing, George Sutherland Fraser, John Fuller, Roy Fuller, Helen Gardner, Robert Gittings, Ian Hamilton, Jacquetta Hawkes, Norman Hidden, Pamela Hansford Johnson, Laurence Lerner, Cecil Day-Lewis, Naomi Lewis, Edward Lucie-Smith, Adrian Mitchell, Sasha Moorsom, Thea Musgrave, Norman Nicholson Norwich, William Plomer, Peter Porter, James Reeves, Alan Ross, Vernon Scannell, Humphrey Searle, Jon Silkin, Charles Percy Snow, R. S. Thomas, Anthony Thwaite, Charles Tomlinson, Ted Walker, Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, and Hugo Williams. “Letters to the Editor: Future of Radio”. Times, p. 11.