John Goodby

John Goodby

John Goodby holds Personal Chair in the English Department at Swansea University. He has lectured widely on Thomas and is the author of The Poetry of Dylan Thomas: Under the Spelling Wall (2013) and Discovering Dylan Thomas: A Companion to the Collected Poems and Notebook Poems (2017).

The Poems Of Dylan Thomas

Poetry by Dylan Thomas

Edited by John Goodby

With a contribution by John Goodby

The reputation of Dylan Thomas as one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century has not waned in the six decades since his death. A Welshman with a passion for the English language, Thomas’s singular poetic voice has been admired and imitated, but never matched. This exciting, newly edited, annotated volume offers a more complete collection of Dylan Thomas’s poetic works than any previous edition. Edited by the leading Dylan Thomas scholar John Goodby, The Poems of Dylan Thomas contains all the poems that appeared in Collected Poems 1934–1952, edited by Dylan Thomas himself, as well as poems from the 1930–1934 notebooks and letters, amatory verses, occasional poems, the verse script for “Our Country,” and the poems that appear in his radio “play for voices,” Under Milk Wood.…
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