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New acquisition: David Jones biography

  • 26 April 2017

Book cover The Paul Mellon Centre library has recently acquired David Jones: Engraver, Soldier, Painter, Poet by Thomas Dilworth.

The biography documents and celebrates the work of poet, visual artist and essayist David Jones whose work has often been overlooked when compared to his contemporaries such as TS Eliot. Thomas Dilworth's biography of Jones is the first on the artist and has been thirty years in the making, it has also been favourably reviewed by critics - "It is lavishly illustrated and wonderfully well written." (Observer, 2017 Books of the Year).

David Jones: Engraver, Soldier, Painter, Poet has also been serialised by BBC Radio 4 as book of the week, a link to this can be found here.