Jason Walford Davies is Professor in the School of Welsh at Bangor University. He is the editor and translator of Thomas’s Welsh-language autobiographical writings, R.S. Thomas: Autobiographies (Dent, 1997) and the author of a monograph on the poet’s indebtedness to the Welsh-language literary tradition, Gororau’r Iaith [The Marches of the Language] (University of Wales Press, 2003), which was shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year Prize, 2004. His edition of Thomas’s correspondence with poet and critic Raymond Garlick (Gomer Press) appeared in 2009. He is currently completing a study of Thomas’s response to modern American poetry. Tony Brown and Jason Walford Davies are the Co-Directors of the R.S. Thomas Research Centre, the major archive of R.S. Thomas and M.E. Eldridge material, published and unpublished, at Bangor University, and co-editors of R.S. Thomas's two recent poetry titles from Bloodaxe, Uncollected Poems (2013) and Too Brave to Dream: Encounters with Modern Art (2016).
Books by Jason Walford Davies