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Wales Arts
Review

Contents

Senior Editor
Gary Raymond
Managing Editor

Phil Morris
Design Editor

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Up Front

Gary Raymond

Dean Lewis
Fiction Editor

A Letter Addressed to the Future:
What is a Critic?

5

The Birth of a Nation: DW Griffith’s Distortion of History and Its
Legacy by Phil Morris

8

The Poet and the Public Intellectual by Dylan Moore

11

Wales, the Artist and Society: The Legacy of Beca
by Sara Rhoslyn Moore

13

The Deep Sigh: Meditations Upon Haiku by Paul Chambers

15

A Tribute to Dannie Abse: Goodbye, Twentieth Century
by Adam Somerset

16

Occupy Gezi: The Cultural Impact by James Lloyd

21

Oh, Newport, My Lionheart: 30 years of Music and Nightlife in the
City of Cider and Steel by Craig Austin

Craig Austin

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Dylan Thomas: The Industry of Tragedy and the Antithetical Mask
by Gary Raymond

Laura Wainwright

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The Landscapes of Language by Trey McCain

33

From Olympia to the Valleys: What Riot Grrrl did and didn’t do for
me by Rhian E Jones

37

‘Almost like a world on its own': Wales Arts Review goes to Festival
No.6 by John Lavin

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To the Detriment of Us All: The Untouched Legacy of Arthur
Koestler and George Orwell by Gary Raymond

43

Against the Evil of Violence – The Wales Window of Alabama
by Cerith Mathias

‘The Brouhers’ by

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Deeds Not Words by Ben Glover

Ric Bower.

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David Pountney : Schoenberg, Verdi and Issues of ‘Faith’
by Steph Power

PDF Designer

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In Conversation with Gruff Rhys by Sarah King

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Dark Room by Anna Metcalfe

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Halloween Special: ‘Like Water Through Fingers’
by Carly Holmes

John Lavin
Music Editor

Features

Steph Power
Web Editor
Ben Glover
Associate Editors
Cerith Mathias

All banners
designed by Dean
Lewis, except Dark
Room by Anna
Metcalfe, which
was taken from

Ben Glover

The Very Best of the Wales Arts Review: Volume 1

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