The Island - R. S. Thomas - Reading His Own Poems (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Label: Welsh Arts Council Oriel Records - OR • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: UK • Genre: Non-Music • Style: Poetry R. S. Thomas - Reading His Own Poems (, Vinyl) | Discogs Explore.
  2. R. S. Thomas Reading His Own Poems [LP phonograph record] Unknown Binding – by R. S. Thomas (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, "Please retry" Author: R. S. Thomas.
  3. R. S. Thomas (b March , Cardiff, Wales – d September , Pentrefelin, Wales) was a Welsh poet and Anglican clergyman, noted for his nationalism, spirituality and deep dislike of the anglicisation of Wales. He was one of the most famous Welsh poets.
  4. R S Thomas Follow Ronald Stuart Thomas was born in Cardiff in , the son of a sea captain. He was educated at University College of North Wales and later undertook theological training at St Michael's College in Cardiff.
  5. R S Thomas th Birthday this year () Historic recording of Wales’ foremost English language poet reading of his best poems spanning 45 years. Towards the end of , R S Thomas was invited to record a wide selection of his poetry.
  6. R. S. Thomas () teemed with contradictions: a passionate advocate of Welsh nationalism he wrote in English and sent his son to boarding school in England; an undemonstrative man he composed the most tender elegies for his wife; a man of devout faith who all his life experienced the elusiveness of God; a poet who hardly ever left the narrow confines of north Wales but who at his death.
  7. Apr 20,  · R. S. Thomas, priest and poet, highlights this tension by describing two gardens, his kitchen garden and his cemetery garden. In the first, he plants vegetables; in the second, the bodies of parishioners: A priest has two gardens, one feeding the body and one the mind. He is trained more for the one than the other.
  8. Oct 10,  · Having escaped the manic mediocrity of life in the continental U.S., singer/songwriter/guitarist Allan Thomas has served up a spicy "poi" of tracks on "The Island". Thomas utilizes his breathy, yet strong, vocal stylings to paint a vivid portrait of paradise. My personal pick is the title track, "The Island".5/5(1).