Episode 755: All The Christmases Roll Down toward the Two-Tongued Sea

On the Overthinking It Podcast, we tackle Dylan Thomas’s classic, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.”

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Peter Fenzel and Matthew Wrather deliver this years Christmas Litcast, overthinking Dylan Thomas’s “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” They discuss the work’s distinctive form, comparing it to slam poetry, and delve into the specifics of its scenes, focused on memory, nostalgia, aging, so-called childhood “innocence,” and how literature produces truth.

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