All That Is Wales: The Collected Essays of M. Wynn Thomas by Professor M. Wynn Thomas PDF

By Professor M. Wynn Thomas

ISBN-10: 1786830884

ISBN-13: 9781786830883

ISBN-10: 1786830892

ISBN-13: 9781786830890

Wales might be small, yet culturally it's richly various. the purpose during this selection of essays on a few English-language authors from Wales is to provide a pattern of the country’s inner variety. as a consequence, the author’s tested diversity – from the unique Lynette Roberts (Argentinean by way of start, yet of Welsh descent) and the English-born Peggy Ann Whistler who opted for brand spanking new, Welsh identification as ‘Margiad Evans’, to Nigel Heseltine, whose strange tales of the antics of the decaying squierarchy of the Welsh border state stay mostly unknown, and the Utah-based poet Leslie Norris, who brings out the bicultural personality of Wales in his Welsh-English translations. the result's a portrait of Wales as a ‘micro-cosmopolitan country’, and the quantity is prefaced with an autobiographical essay by way of one of many best experts within the box, authoritatively tracing the regular progress over fresh many years of great, educated and sustained research of what's a big success of Welsh tradition.

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