A Reader's Guide to Dylan Thomas (Reader's Guides) by William York Tindall

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By William York Tindall

This e-book includes analyses of (apparently) all of Thomas's poems, awarded within the related order because the poems themselves within the amassed variation of 1952.

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Still a valuable checklist, although the omission of “A Christmas Witch” and a few other minor errors somewhat compromise its value. ———. Gertrude Atherton. Twayne’s United States Authors Series 324. Boston: Twayne, 1979. A very useful introduction to the life and works of Atherton, although, like most studies of Atherton, it focuses on her novels and has practically nothing to say on the subject of Atherton’s Gothic works. , Jr. ” Colby Library Quarterly 3 (1954): 269–272. ” Pennell, Melissa McFarland.

The Foghorn Stories. ) Contemporary California Short Stories. [San Francisco]: Book Club of California, 1937. (Vol. ”) The Haunted Omnibus. Ed. Alexander Lang and Lynd Ward New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1937. ”) MODERN REPRINTS AND EDITIONS The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories. , 1968. (The American Short Story series, vol. 1. Rpt. ) The Foghorn. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1970. Haunted Women: The Best Supernatural Tales by American Women Writers. Ed. Alfred Bendixen. New York: Ungar, 1985, 1986; New York: Continuum, 1985, 1987.

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