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20%OFFR. S. Thomas - Too Brave to Dream - 9781780373072 - V9781780373072
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Too Brave to Dream

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Description for Too Brave to Dream Paperback. Thomas's newly discovered poems written in response to the work of major 20th century artists published for the first time along with the works of modern art which inspired them. Num Pages: 96 pages, 36 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: ACXD; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 226 x 11. Weight in Grams: 382.
When R.S. Thomas died in 2000, two seminal studies of modern art were found on his bookshelves - Herbert Read's Art Now (1933) and Surrealism (1936), edited by Read and containing essays by key figures in the Surrealist movement. Some three dozen previously unknown poems handwritten by Thomas were then discovered between the pages of the two books, poems written in response to a selection of the many reproductions of modern art in the Read volumes, including works by Henry Moore, Edvard Munch, George Grosz, Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte and Graham Sutherland - many of whom were Thomas's near contemporaries. ... Read more

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About R. S. Thomas
R.S. Thomas (1913-2000) is a major writer of our time, one of the finest religious poets in the English language and one of Wales's greatest poets. He published over 50 books of poetry and prose. Most of his poems from his first 50 years of writing are in Collected Poems 1945-1990 (Phoenix Press), while the poems from his last five ... Read more

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