Tag: poetry

“Whenever I got stuck I reread the original text and imagined Chaucer winking at me, saying, go girl.”

— Patience Agbabi to The Guardian, 23rd Jan. 2014.

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David Jones as visual artist

Although Cardiff BookTalk is focussing on his writing in In Parenthesis, David Jones was also a talented visual artist. This was the subject of a recent exhibition at Cardiff University’s Special Collections and Archives: https://scolarcardiff.wordpress.com/2016/05/09/exhibition-david-jones-1895-1974/ It is also discussed brilliantly by Fiona MacCarthy in the following article: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/oct/10/soldier-poet-painter-david-jones-britains-outsider