The Literature of Wales (2nd New edition)

The Literature of Wales (2nd New edition)

By: Dafydd R. Johnston (author)Paperback

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A concise and authoritative survey of the Welsh- and English-language literatures of Wales from the earliest period up to the present day. This illustrated guide, containing extracts from original texts with English translations, is a revised version of Professor Dafydd Johnston's volume in the University of Wales Press Pocket Guide series, and includes a new chapter on contemporary writing.

About Author

Professor Dafydd Johnston is Director of the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth.


AcknowledgementsList of illustrationsPreface to the First EditionPreface to the Second Edition1. Heroic Poetry2. Early Medieval Poetry3. Medieval Prose4. Medieval Poetry5. The Renaissance6. The Eighteenth Century7. The Victorian Age8. The Literary Revival of the Early Twentieth Century9. The Inter-War Years10. Post-War Literature11. The Later Twentieth Century12. Contemporary LiteratureFurther ReadingIndex

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781786830210
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781786830210
  • ISBN10: 1786830213
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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