Dylan Thomas' worksheets

Contributed by DylanThomasCentre

Dylan Thomas' worksheets

Two original manuscript worksheets for Dylan Thomas's 'Poem in October'. Dylan worked meticulously on his poems, spending hours getting one word right. He used word lists, and made his own rhyming dictionary. These are two of over 250 worksheets for this poem alone. Dylan Thomas was born in Swansea on 27 October, 1914. He worked on this poem in the summer of 1944, and it was published in his collection, 'Deaths and Entrances' (1946) to great critical acclaim. Many of Thomas' worksheets and notebooks are in the States, which makes it even more important to have these on permanent display in his hometown.

Comments are closed for this object

Most of the content on A History of the World is created by the contributors, who are the museums and members of the public. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of the BBC or the British Museum. The BBC is not responsible for the content of any external sites referenced. In the event that you consider anything on this page to be in breach of the site’s House Rules please Flag This Object.

About this object

Click a button to explore other objects in the timeline

Location

West Wales

Culture
Period
Theme
Size
H:
20cm
W:
22cm
D:
.02cm
Colour
Material

View more objects from people in South West Wales.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.