Meurig Wynn Thomas

Standard Name: Thomas, Meurig Wynn
Used Form: M. Wynn Thomas


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Intertextuality and Influence Gillian Clarke
Her volume opens with a poem, Baby Sitting, which voices a guilty unwillingness to respond to a child's demands; M. Wynn Thomas thinks this a response to the angrier, rawer Morning Song which opens...
Literary responses Gillian Clarke
Critic M. Wynn Thomas reads the Gothic pastoral
Elfyn, Menna, editor. Trying The Line. Gomer.
of The Fox as less an imitation of than a dialogue with Ted Hughes .
Elfyn, Menna, editor. Trying The Line. Gomer.
Literary responses Gillian Clarke
M. Wynn Thomas calls the long title poem a landmark text in Welsh writing in English. It appeared on The Guardian's Christmas list of recommended books.
Elfyn, Menna, editor. Trying The Line. Gomer.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Textual Features Gillian Clarke
These complex poems share a deceptively simple surface. The title poem, about a day spent tending a sick child, is said by M. Wynn Thomas to mark the genesis of GC 's poetry, as an...


Meic Stephens founded Poetry Wales, published at Merthyr Tydfil, partly in order to allow English-language poets to contribute to the revitalised nationalist culture of the period.