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Dylan Thomas


Many have heard the refrains from the poem Dylan Thomas wrote about his dying father:  "Do not go gentle into that good night" and "Rage, rage against the dying of the light."
  Welsh poet remembered for works such as Do not go gentle into that good night (1914-1953)
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  • Many have heard the refrains from the poem Dylan Thomas wrote about his dying father:  "Do not go gentle into that good night" and "Rage, rage against the dying of the light."
  • Instead he showered, found a Budweiser and a book by Dylan Thomas, and went to sit on the porch.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • I had been so free I’d spent most of my time on Dylan Thomas.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • One night I read Dylan Thomas at the White Horse Tavern, the poet’s favorite bar, and drank too much.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life

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  • When Dylan Thomas recalls his enchanted childhood summers in "Fern Hill" (1946), we know something more is afoot than simply school being out.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • (They all drink) You have a poetic nature, George . a Dylan Thomas-y quality that gets me right where I live.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • I chopped, diced, and added such ingredients as Eliot’s control of imagery, Dylan Thomas’s feel for place, Delmore Schwartz’s sense of doom, Steve Tem’s touch of horror, Salmud Brevy’s plea for innocence; Daton’s love of the convoluted rhyme scheme, Wu’s worship of the physical, and Edmond Ki Fererra’s radical playfulness.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • His name was Dylan Thomas and he died in his mid-thirties.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The line under the title of the poem says Dylan Thomas, 1914-1953.
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  • Dylan Thomas, Fern Hill
    Richard Adams  --  Watership Down

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  • ’What does blue make you think of?’ He looked like Dylan Thomas, but with yellow hair and pink cheeks.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • It was from a poem by Dylan Thomas, and she couldn’t remember the whole thing, but it had been something about moving through dooms of love.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • The poet Dylan Thomas, who liked a good drink at least as much as Alaska, said, "I’ve had eighteen straight whiskeys.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • It’s called "Crossing the Bar," and it was written by someone who lived even further in the past than Dylan Thomas—Lord Alfred Tennyson.
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  • I want to find out about Dylan Thomas and Alfred Lord Tennyson and if they have any poems that did make the selection.
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  • There were no other poems by Dylan Thomas in the port at school.
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  • I asked how many Dylan Thomas writings they had and they didn’t have much.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Dylan Thomas [7] , John Keats [4] , Alexander Pope [7] , Percy Bysshe Shelley [7] , William Blake [7] , Lord Byron [8] , Matthew Arnold [8] , Robert Browning [8] , Tennyson [8] , Elizabeth Barrett Browning [9] , William Wordsworth [9]
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