New Welsh Review 10, Autumn 1990

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• Saccharine or Echo Soundings? by Terry Gifford
Terry Gifford examines the notions of nature in Seamus Heaney's Station Island.
• James Kelman by Ian Bell
Ian Bell hears the voice of a disaffected Scotland in the writing of James Kelman, author of the novelThe Busconductor Hines and short story collection Greyhound for Breakfast. 
• Where Poets Walked on Parapets: Aberglasney by Rebecca Donahue
Rebecca Donahue visits 'Aberglasney', the house and garden of eighteenth century poet and painter John Dyer, and finds that, despite it's state of disrepair, it has the feel of a magic garden.
• Autobiography for a Change: W H Davies's Autobiography of a Super-Tramp and [i:Young Emma.] by Lawrence Normand
The author takes a close look at the autobiographical books of early twentieth century writer W H Davies, and finds that, as his life become more conventional, so his writing became less interesting.
• Interview with Ruth Bidgood by Angela Morton
The poet discusses how her return to Wales marked the beginning of her writing career, the influence that poetry and her local history writing have on each other and her minimalistic style.
• Letter from America by David Lloyd
David Lloyd gives American poetry a health check.
• Mrs Lyn Thomas by Michael Parnell
Obituary of Lyn Thomas, wife of Anglo-Welsh writer, Gwyn Thomas.
• A Welsh Story - George Chapman by Moira Vincentelli
The author reflects on the life of painter, George Chapman, whose main subject was the Rhonnda Valley.
• Sticks for Morning by Kate Robinson
• I Wonder by Gary Greenwood
• Tophet by Kirk McKune
• More or Less Anything At More or Less Any Time by Andrew Davies

Editor: Belinda Humfrey