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Sensuous Glory

Donald AllchinD Densil MorganPatrick Thomas

Sensuous Glory

Donald AllchinD Densil MorganPatrick Thomas

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Patrick Thomas has been rector of the Carmarthenshire hill parishes of Brechfa, Abergorlech and Llanfihangel Rhos y Corn since 1984.

- Publisher Donald [A. M.] Allchin is Honorary Professor in the University of Wales in Bangor.

- Publisher Born a century ago, the poet D. Gwenallt Jones displays a rare spiritual authority that gives his work an increasing importance beyond his native Wales. His distinctive voice was shaped by his embrace of an impassioned Christianity in the face of the wars and bleak industrialism of the twentieth century, and potent images of tragedy confronted by hope and generosity are woven throughout his poetry. His precise descriptions of local people and places have a universal and timeless significance, becoming the badeground of apocalyptic powers of good and evil.Here the well-known writer Donald Allchin explores the international relevance of Gwenallt's writing, while D. Densil Morgan gives a critical assessment of the body of his work.These extended essays are followed by Patrick Thomas' new translations of thirty-five of Gwenallt's poems.

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About "Sensuous Glory"

Patrick Thomas has been rector of the Carmarthenshire hill parishes of Brechfa, Abergorlech and Llanfihangel Rhos y Corn since 1984.
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Donald [A. M.] Allchin is Honorary Professor in the University of Wales in Bangor.
- Publisher

Born a century ago, the poet D. Gwenallt Jones displays a rare spiritual authority that gives his work an increasing importance beyond his native Wales. His distinctive voice was shaped by his embrace of an impassioned Christianity in the face of the wars and bleak industrialism of the twentieth century, and potent images of tragedy confronted by hope and generosity are woven throughout his poetry. His precise descriptions of local people and places have a universal and timeless significance, becoming the badeground of apocalyptic powers of good and evil.Here the well-known writer Donald Allchin explores the international relevance of Gwenallt's writing, while D. Densil Morgan gives a critical assessment of the body of his work.These extended essays are followed by Patrick Thomas' new translations of thirty-five of Gwenallt's poems.
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Meet the Authors

D Densil Morgan

Densil Morgan is head of the School of Theology and Religion and Islamic Studies at the University of Wales Trinity St. David.?

Patrick Thomas

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Patrick Thomas was born in California and grew up in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Missouri, California, Wyoming, British Columbia, and celebrated his 13th birthday living in a construction camp in Kajakai, Afghanistan. When not growing up or working in construction camps, he grew up or worked in farming. After graduating from the University of California with a BA degree in Economics and Political Science, he worked in several industries for almost 50 years. He then retired with his wife of 40 years to northeastern Nevada to use his more than 20 years experience as a technic

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 162607
  • Product Code 1853113492
  • EAN 9781853113499
  • Pages 168
  • Department General Books
  • Category Inspirational
  • Sub-Category Poetry & Prose
  • Publisher Canterbury Press Uk
  • Publication Date Jan 2000
  • Dimensions 216 x 140 x 9 mm
  • Weight 0.203kg

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