A Child's Christmas in Wales (Libro en Inglés)

$ 484.00
ISBN: 9780811231879
ISBN: 9780811231879
Editorial: New Directions
Autor: Thomas, Dylan
Año de edición: 2022
N° Paginas: 48
Tipo de pasta: Pasta blanda
Descripción: The classic Christmas tale, with beautiful new illustrations This gem of lyric prose has enchanted both young and old for over half a century and is now a modern classic. Dylan Thomas (1914–1953), one of the greatest poets and storytellers of the twentieth century, captures a child’s-eye view and an adult’s fond memories of a magical time of presents, aunts and uncles, the frozen sea, and in the best of circumstances, newly fallen snow. Illustrations ThroughoutReview"A merrier and more pungent celebration of the season for family reading aloud has not been written in our time."― The Nation"Enchanting."― Chicago Tribune"Surely this Christmas story ranks among the great experiences of the language."― Harper’s Magazine"The language is enchanting and the poetry shines with an unearthly radiance."― The New York TimesAbout the AuthorDylan Thomas, born in Swansea in 1914, is perhaps Wales' best-known writer, widely considered to be one of the major poets of the 20th century, and many of his greatest poems, such as 'Fern Hill' and 'Do not go gentle into that good night' remain among the nation's favorites. As well as poetry, Dylan Thomas wrote numerous short stories and scripts for film and radio - none more popular than his radio play UNDER MILK WOOD (ISBN 9780811229937), which is considered by many to be his masterpiece. He led a fascinating and tempestuous life, permeated by love affairs and reckless bouts of drinking, which led him to claim that he had beast, angel and madman within him. There have been several film adaptations of his fascinating life, which ended all too soon in 1953 when he collapsed and died in New York shortly after his 39th birthday. A memorial stone commemorating his life and work was unveiled in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey in 1982.
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