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R.S. Thomas

poet of the hidden God : meaning and mediation in the poetry of R.S. Thomas

by D. Z. Phillips

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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thomas, R. S. 1913- -- Religion.,
  • God in literature.,
  • Religious poetry, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Philosophy and religion in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementD.Z. Phillips.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6039.H618 Z82x 1986b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 186 p. ;
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2350044M
    ISBN 10033339559X
    LC Control Number86673692

    › Find all books by 'R S THOMAS' and compare prices Founded in , axendadeportiva.com has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over . R S Thomas Follow. Ronald Stuart Thomas was born in Cardiff in , the son of a sea captain. He was educated at University College of North Wales and later undertook theological training at St Michael's College in Cardiff. He was ordained as an Anglican priest in Read more →.

    Thirteen Blackbirds Look at a Man By R. S. Thomas About this Poet Recognized as one of the leading poets of modern Wales, R. S. Thomas writes about the people of his country in a style that some critics have compared to that nation's harsh and rugged terrain. Using few of the common poetic devices, Thomas's work exhibits. Over R. S. Thomas’s long poetic career, he won acclaim as the leading Anglo-Welsh poet and, for a period of that time, as one of the leading British poets.

    R.S. Thomas's presentation of God has given rise to controversy and dissent. Exploring Thomas's techniques of creating his images of God, Elaine Shepherd addresses the problems surrounding the language of religion and of religious poetry. Refusing to limit herself to conventionally religious poems, Author: E. Shepherd. Professor William Davis, Baylor University, Texas M. Wynn Thomas circles his subject obsessively, approaching the work of R. S. Thomas in the contexts in turn of its changing times, its gravely playful theological speculations, its dialogue with American verse, .


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Ronald Stuart Thomas (29 March – 25 September ), published as R. Thomas, was a Welsh poet and Anglican priest who was noted for his nationalism, spirituality and dislike of the anglicisation of Wales. John Betjeman, in his introduction to Song at the Year's Turning, the first collection of Thomas's poetry to be produced by a major publisher, predicted that Thomas would be Born: Ronald Stuart Thomas, 29 MarchCardiff.

I haven't read much poetry. But, author Philip Yancey, a non-fiction author whose work I have read and enjoyed, recommended the poetry of R.S. Thomas in an essay that Yancey wrote last summer for the Washington Post. I got this book of Thomas poems, and have slowly read (and occasionally re-read) the poems in it over the fall and early winter/5.

R.S. Thomas has 64 books on Goodreads with ratings. R.S. Thomas’s most popular book is Collected Poems: axendadeportiva.com: Collected Poems: R S.

Dec 13,  · R. Thomas () is the most recognizable literary figure in twentieth-century Wales. His controversial politics and public personality made him a cultural icon during his life, and the merits of his poetry have continued to be debated in the years after his death.5/5(1).

Recognized as one of the leading poets of modern Wales, R. Thomas writes about the people of his country in a style that some critics have compared to that nation's harsh and rugged terrain. Using few of the common poetic devices, Thomas's work exhibits what Alan Brownjohn of the New Statesman calls a.

Aug 01,  · Collected Poems [R. Thomas] on axendadeportiva.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This collection of R.S. Thomas's poems have been published to mark his 80th birthday.

Many of his themes are prophetic to all our concerns; his attack on technology and our use of it to destroy the natural world; his passionate concern for all who suffer from the greed of others; the search for /5(11). If, however, you have been overfed poems by R.S.

Thomas (let’s face it, he sure was prolific), then Encounters with Thomas might be a better read. This anthology of essays does make a great companion read to Uncollected Poems but will do the same job for any R.S. Thomas book you already have.

Thomas published three volumes of poetry before his breakthrough to a wider audience came in with the publication of Song at the Year’s Turning.

In his famous introduction John Betjeman wrote “the name which has the honour to introduce this fine poet to a wider public will be forgotten long before that of R. Thomas.”. Subscribe now and receive weekly newsletter with educational materials, new courses, interesting posts, popular books and much more.

E-book $ ISBN: Will Publish August For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only At his death inR. Thomas was widely considered to be one of the major poets of the English-speaking world and had been nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature.

A best of R.S. Thomas's poems in a beautiful new gift editionR. Thomas ( ) was born in Cardiff. He studied classics, then theology and, after ordination, served six rural Welsh parishes for most of his life.

His first book of poems was published in He won the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in and published regularly, Collected Poems marking his eightieth birthday. Thomas (–) is the most recognizable literary figure in Wales.

His controversial politics and public personality made him a cultural icon and, since his death, have led to debates about his cultural significance. Yet such debates have too frequently marginalized the poetry itself, producing a potentially flawed understanding of his work.

This study argues that Thomas’s. Apr 20,  · Philosopher of religion and critic D.Z. Phillips, in his book R.S. Thomas: Poet of the Hidden God, reads the last lines as a realization that the poet-priest “has to die to his old questions. Get this from a library.

R.S. Thomas. [Tony Brown] -- "At his death inR.S. Thomas was widely considered to be one of the major poets of the English-speaking world and had been nominated for the Nobel Prize for literature. An outspoken Welsh. Jan 31,  · R.S.

Thomas, Welsh clergyman and poet whose lucid, austere verse expresses an undeviating affirmation of the values of the common man. Thomas was educated in Wales at University College at Bangor () and ordained in the Church of Wales (), in which he held appointments in several parishes.

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Edited and with a preface by axendadeportiva.com by axendadeportiva.com Condition: Very Good/Very Good. Jan 01,  · R. Thomas was a major figure in the landscape of contemporary poetry - attested by his Nobel Prize for Literature nomination. His poetry, coloured by personal experience of rural Wales, is stark but passionate.4/5(1).

Follow R. Thomas and explore their bibliography from axendadeportiva.com's R. Thomas Author Page. See all books authored by R.S. Thomas, including Mass for Hard Times (Bloodaxe), and Later Poems,and more on axendadeportiva.com Looking for books by R.S. Thomas. See all books authored by R.S. Thomas, including Mass for Hard Times (Bloodaxe), and Later Poems,and more on axendadeportiva.com We personally assess every book's.

Published to mark the poet's 80th birthday, this collection confirms R. S. Thomas as our pre-eminent poet. 'This is the book I've been waiting for' Ted Hughes.R.S.

Thomas was many things – craggy, awkward and Welsh. The extraordinary poetry of this Anglican priest does not justify, comfort or decorate, but struggles to stay in touch with truth.Jul 21,  · “The Meaning Is in the Waiting” | Poems of R.S.

Thomas A church in Roncesvalles. Several years ago, a husband and wife, both doubters, his skepticism more square-jawed than hers, walked the French section of the pilgrimage trail of San Jacques.