Issue 9,

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New Welsh Review 9, Summer 1990 PLEASE NOTE THIS ISSUE IS OUT OF PRINT


There is no editorial in this issue (Belinda Humfrey)


Flintshire and the Regional Weather Forecast by M Wynn Thomas
The author compares The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams and Emyr Humphreys's A Toy Epic to discover how two different writers construct the same region in their works.
Dylan Thomas and Film by Giles Goodland
Giles Goodland explores Dylan Thomas's involvement in the film world as producer; director; narrator and scriptwriter.
Dylan Thomas - Back in America by William Greenway
William Greenway reports on the warm welcome the Dylan Thomas Society of Great Britain received in Ohio on performing Under Milk Wood. The article includes an interview with William Greenway and Gilbert Bennett, Chairman of the Society, in which they discuss the dynamics of performing to audiences of a different culture.
The Early John Ormond: A Tribute by Gwyn Walters
Gwyn Walters reflects on the life of poet and film-maker, John Ormond.
The Novels of Bernice Rubens: An Introduction by Michael Parnell
With the publication of Bernice Ruben's fifteenth novel, Michael Parnell considers the achievements of a writing career spanning thirty years.
Interview with Bernice Rubens by Michael Parnell
Michael Parnell's interview with the Welsh-Jewish writer includes her thoughts on writing classes, how she plots books and her opinion of the films made from her books.
'A Dissident Voice' by Wayne Burrows
Wayne Burrows interviews Mike Jenkins. They discuss his new poetry collection A Dissident Voice, his role as editor of Poetry Wales and writing in and about the dialects of South Wales.
John Barnie: Rebel with Several Causes by Clare Morgan
Clare Morgan explores how the poet's heritage has influenced the central theme running through his work, that of an 'attempt to reconcile individual freedom with the unity that derives from a shared culture'.


Seen from a Distance by Gerry Wells
The Sixth Diner by Carys Richards
Sticks and Stones by Howard Wright
And the Greatest of These is Charity by Herbert Williams
Ending up in England by David Gill
Don't Eat the Flora by Alma Rosser


Poems by :
Ruth Bidgood
Anne Cluysenaar
R S Thomas
Sheenagh Pugh
John Latham
John Whitworth
Gwynn Parry
Gene Groves
Kristin Searfoss
Peter Finch
Rosamund Stanhope
Elwyn Davies
Penny McCarthy
Michael Levene
David Barnett
Philip Woodrow
Mike Jenkins


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bookshop, by simply clicking on the 'buy now' icon. For any that
are unavailable, please contact the publishers or ask in your local
bookshop. All details were correct at the time of publication.
Selected Poems by John Tripp
Published by Seren
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Reviewed by Robert Crawford
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Acts of Union by Nigel Jenkins
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Reviewed by Elspeth Aubrey
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Annunciations by Charles Tomlinson
Published by Oxford University Press
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Reviewed by Kim Taplin
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A Sleep of Drowned Fathers by Donald Atkinson
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See Under: Love by David Grossman
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Reviewed by Judith Maro
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The Slopes of Lebanon by Amos Oz
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Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Woman and Other Poems by Grace Nichols
Published by Virago
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Reviewed by Lynne Pearce
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Borderline by Janette Turner Hospital
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Reviewed by Gavin Edwards
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Charades by Janette Turner Hospital
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Fish-Rings on Water by Katherine Gallagher
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Reviewed by Jan Hewitt
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Orient Express by Grete Tartler
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Reviewed by Jan Hewitt
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