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Dylan Thomas

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Definition Welsh poet remembered for works such as Do not go gentle into that good night (1914-1953)
  • 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."
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • I had been so free I'd spent most of my time on Dylan Thomas.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • His name was Dylan Thomas and he died in his mid-thirties.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • 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
  • Dylan Thomas, Fern Hill
    Richard Adams  --  Watership Down
  • He looked like Dylan Thomas, but with yellow hair and pink cheeks.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • The line under the title of the poem says Dylan Thomas, 1914-1953.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • Instead he showered, found a Budweiser and a book by Dylan Thomas, and went to sit on the porch.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • (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
  • I asked how many Dylan Thomas writings they had and they didn't have much.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • There were no other poems by Dylan Thomas in the port at school.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • I want to find out about Dylan Thomas and Alfred Lord Tennyson and if they have any poems that did make the selection.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • 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.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched

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