David Jones: Engraver, Soldier, Painter, Poet


05In Parenthesis - The Epic War Poem2017041420170415 (R4)

Thomas Dilworth's biography of the visual artist and poet, David Jones, illuminates the life and work of a great but neglected Modernist. Today, the years spent in the First World War's trenches take their toll. The epic war poem, In Parenthesis reaches a conclusion, and we hear David Jones himself read an extract.

Read by Nicholas Farrell

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Thomas Dilworth's biography of the modernist artist and poet on writing an epic war poem.