A Century of Dylan Thomas

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“Dylan is very emotional but like a good Welshman also very suspicious. Thus when he has expressed himself very warmly, in fact exposed himself, he will suddenly react violently towards a self-sneering cynicism.”

Dylan Thomas would have turned 100 a couple of weeks ago. Over at the London Review of Books, Seamus Perry looks at the newly released New Centenary Edition collection of the poet’s works and recounts, through Thomas’s verse, the British writer’s difficult self.


Guia Cortassa was born, lives, and works in Milan, Italy. After working as a Contemporary Art curator, she went back to writing. She is a contributing editor for Ondarock and her writing has appeared on Rivista Studio, Flair and the Quietus. She compulsively tweets @gcmorvern. More from this author →