R.S. Thomas: Poetry and Theology
This volume celebrates the work of the Welsh poet R S Thomas (1913-2000) and illuminates the theological implications of this famous twentieth-century poet-priest's pilgrimage. By providing detailed readings of individual poems, Davis explores the depth and imagination of Thomas's profound theological vision.
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R S Thomas and Wallace Stevens
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