DEPT/SUBJECT AREA - English Literature – Dylan Thomas
SUPERVISOR(S) - Prof John Goodby & Dr Steve Vine
RESEARCH DEGREE (PhD/M.Phil/MA by Research) - PhD
THESIS TITLE - The Fifth Poetry Notebook of Dylan Thomas / ‘A beast, an angel, and a madman’: Science, Religion, and Gender in the Early Poetry and Prose of Dylan Thomas
SYNOPSIS - Two-part PhD: Firstly, to produce an annotated critical edition of the Fifth Poetry Notebook that Swansea University acquired at auction in 2014.
Secondly, a thesis on the early poetry and short fiction of Thomas, comparing these twinned writings through the themes of science, religion, and gender.
NAASWCH Conference at Harvard University, July 2016
Work in Progress Conference at De Montfort Uni, July 2016
AWWE Conference at Gregynog, April 2016
Gencas Conference at Swansea University, April 2106
New Welsh Review, Summer 2017 – Article on memoir by Dylan Thomas’ family GP
FUNDING Full funded studentship from Swansea University