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Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night

Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night

by Dylan Thomas

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Websites

BBC Wales Resources on Dylan Thomas

Resources on "Do Not Go Gentle" and Dylan Thomas from the BBC, including a detailed multi-part biography.

Dylan Thomas Information at Poets.org

The Academy of American Poets provides a biography, texts of poems, and audio recordings related to Dylan Thomas (though he's not an American poet, of course).

Dylan Thomas and Swansea, Wales

This page, hosted by the Swansea, Wales local government, describes Thomas's connection to local Welsh culture and lists other resources.

The Official Dylan Thomas Home Page

This website, maintained by Thomas's son, gives biographical information and details of all Thomas's published works.

Audio

Thomas Reads "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"
Listen to Dylan Thomas reading his famous poem.

Video

Rodney Dangerfield and "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"
Dylan Thomas's villanelle plays a crucial role in this scene from the movie Back to School.

Images

Photograph of Young Dylan Thomas

See how the poet looked in his youth.

Portrait of Mature Dylan Thomas

This portrait photograph of Dylan Thomas was taken in 1945.

Books

Dylan Thomas: The Biography

This recent biography by Paul Ferris explores the complicated web of relationships underlying Dylan Thomas's life.

Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices

If you like Dylan Thomas's famous villanelle, try his unusual play, considered by some to be his greatest work.

Movies & TV

The Edge of Love, 2008

This recent biopic about Dylan Thomas mostly explores his love life.

Do Not Go Gentle, 2002

This contemporary Welsh film (original title Oed Yr Addewid) uses Dylan Thomas's poem as an inspiration as it explores issues of aging and rebellion.

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