[Border Ballads]

Reading experience

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[Border Ballads]

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Let me say that the things that first made me love language and want to work [italics] in [end italics] it and [italics] for [end italics] it were nursery rhymes and folk tales, the Scottish Ballads, a few lines of hymns, the most famous Bible stories and the rhythms of the Bible, Blake"s ""Songs of Innocence"", and the quite incomprehensible magical majesty and nonsense of Shakespeare heard, read, and near murdered in the first forms of my school".

Source

Dylan the Bard: A life of Dylan Thomas

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO02
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Thomas, Dylan
Aged 7-18 [Experience was between 1921 and 1932, born in 1914]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
September 27 1921 - September 27 1932
Time of Reading Experience
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Wales
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Notes
These words are Thomas's own from a 'Poetic Manifesto' published in 1961 in ""Texas Quarterly""

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/82456
Accessed on 2019/09/17 00:10:27

Related place
Wales
Related people
Thomas, Dylan
Related text or manuscript
Dylan the Bard: A life of Dylan Thomas
Related place
Wales
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[Border Ballads]

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-23687

Evidence

"Let me say that the things that first made me love language and want to work [italics] in [end italics] it and [italics] for [end italics] it were nursery rhymes and folk tales, the Scottish Ballads, a few lines of hymns, the most famous Bible stories and the rhythms of the Bible, Blake"s ""Songs of Innocence"", and the quite incomprehensible magical majesty and nonsense of Shakespeare heard, read, and near murdered in the first forms of my school".

Source

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Text being read

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TST4
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TFO02
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Thomas, Dylan
Aged 7-18 [Experience was between 1921 and 1932, born in 1914]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes
These words are Thomas's own from a 'Poetic Manifesto' published in 1961 in ""Texas Quarterly""

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Dylan the Bard: A life of Dylan Thomas
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/82456
Accessed on 2019/09/17 00:10:27

Related place
Wales
Related people
Thomas, Dylan
Related text or manuscript
Dylan the Bard: A life of Dylan Thomas
Related place
Wales
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