|05||In Parenthesis - The Epic War Poem||20170414||20170415 (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.