Welsh Writing in English. (A Guide to Welsh Literature) Vol. VII
Welsh Writing in English. (A Guide to Welsh Literature) Vol. VII by -
Welsh Writing in English. (A Guide to Welsh Literature) Vol. VII Author: -
Title: Welsh Writing in English. (A Guide to Welsh Literature) Vol. VII
ISBN: 0708316794
ISBN13: 978-0708316795
Other Formats: lrf doc azw lrf
Pages: 304 pages
Publisher: University of Wales Press; Volume 7 edition (April 1, 2003)
Language: English
Category: Literature & Fiction
Size PDF version: 1756 kb
Size EPUB version: 1260 kb
Subcategory: History & Criticism




The book opens with a broad survey of pre-twentieth-century literature. Subsequent chapters deal with industrial fictions; border literature and border identity; Dylan Thomas and his contemporaries; natives and exiles; popular fiction and the Welsh imagination; writers living and working outside Wales; the poetry revival of the 1960s; literature in the last quarter of the twentieth century; and parallels with other literatures.  Among the many writers discussed in detail are John Dyer, Henry Vaughan, Caradoc Evans, Rhys Davies, Gwyn Jones, Emlyn Williams, Margiad Evans, Richard Hughes, David Jones, Dylan Thomas, Glyn Jones, Idris Davies, Alun Lewis, Roland Mathias, R. S. Thomas, Emyr Humphreys, Brenda Chamberlain, Richard Llewellyn, Allen Raine, Harri Webb, Leslie Norris, John Ormond, Dannie Abse, Alun Richards, Gillian Clarke and Christopher Meredith.