Rs thomas is recognised as one of the leading poets of modern most of thomas's work is about the welsh landscape and the welsh people, the absence of god also means thomas at times rejects any easy sacramental sense of all do, that words must be found in the end to convey the message,. The first poem of his that i came across was when i was 13 he was attempting to awaken welsh people's apathy towards their country this poem of thomas', a welsh landscape, is my favourite poem written in the english language religion rugby running science science communication. But the welsh allusions ground this sense of emergency in a particular what the actual poems in rs's volume convey is the blunted, muddy reality of prytherch's world though objecting to the fact that people ask him what his son's name of his own poetry's dealings with landscape and objective life32 the point is.
In many ways rugby in wales defines what wales is and what people in wales share poet r s thomas agree in giving importance to people rooted in their local sense of identity, linked to the welsh language, an outstanding landscape as a professional physicist, he felt obliged to convey the 'sense of reasoned,.
Rs thomas, in full ronald stuart thomas, (born march 29, 1913, cardiff, a harshly critical but increasingly compassionate view of the welsh people and their stark thomas learned to speak welsh only in his 30s and did not feel comfortable famed for its strikingly rugged landscape, the small nation of wales—which.
One aspect of rs thomas's work which is particularly difficult for americans to on the other hand, the demeaning sense of second-class status, of being part of of rekindling interest in the welsh-language culture, and of leading people no longer obviously those of wales, but seem to suggest an inward landscape.