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Daughter the younger

Title
Daughter the younger
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Poetry
TX Date
29 Dec 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:50:49
Description
Sean Street talks to Myfanwy Thomas, daughter of Edward Thomas, poet who died during the Battle of the Somme in World War One when she was a young girl. On her father, his poetry and family life. Includes readings of Edward Thomas’ poetry by Myfanwy and archive recording of reading by his wife Helen Thomas shortly before her death in 1967. Interview with Myfanwy recorded at her home in East Bury, Berkshire.
Contributors
Sean Street; Helen Thomas; Myfanwy Thomas
Keywords
Poets; First World War (1914-1918); Poetry; Reminiscence; Edward Thomas; War poetry

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