A Bibliography of Welsh Literature in English Translation by S. Rhian Reynolds

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By S. Rhian Reynolds

A Bibliography of Welsh Literature in English Translation is a groundbreaking quantity that maps for the 1st time the interpretation heritage of Wales's  languages.  this is often additionally the 1st directory of Welsh-English literary translations and will be an imperative software not just for students but additionally for lay readers and for college students of Celtic and Welsh literatures.  As a source that opens up for the 1st time one of many richest fields of translation within the British context, this bibliography is additionally a pioneering Welsh contribution to the burgeoning educational box of translation studies.  The Centre for examine into the English Literature and Language of Wales (CREW), directed through Professor M. Wynn Thomas, got a prestitgious examine provide from the humanities and arts study Board for a one-year venture in 2001 that was once to culminate in a web based database, a world convention and this released volume.  S. Rhian Reynolds used to be hired because the postdoctoral examine officer for the venture, which grew a long way past the anticipated lifespan as a result of the wealth and volume of the fabric uncovered. Translation perform has encompased the complete wealth of Welsh-language literature and one of the hundreds of thousands of translations recorded listed below are the stated classics of ecu culture---The Mabinogion, the paintings of Dafydd ap Gwilym, the hymns of William Williams Pantycelyn and the performs, fiction, and political writings of Saunders Lewis.  Ever in view that Welsh-English translation was once first instigated within the eighteenth century it has supplied a useful interface among Wales and the broader global (even non-anglophone cultures often become aware of Welsh-language literature during the medium of English), among Wales and the opposite nations of the British Isles and (most importantly of all, might be) among the 2 cultures of Wales itself.

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26–7; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, Medieval Welsh Poems (2003), pp. 92–4; ‘Chwiorydd Heledd’ (Heledd’s Sisters), tr. Gwyn Williams, Planet, 51 (1985), 66–7; tr. Jenny Rowland, Early Welsh Saga Poetry, pp. 484–5; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, Medieval Welsh Poems (2003), p. 94; ‘Y Dref Wen’ (The White Town), tr. Gwyn Williams, The Rent that’s Due to Love, p. 13; tr. Gwyn Williams, Introduction to Welsh Poetry, p. 37; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, The Earliest Welsh Poetry, p. 82; tr. Gwyn Williams, To Look for a Word, p.

Gwyn Williams, To Look for a Word, pp. 20–2; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, Oxford Book, pp. 14–16; tr. Carl Lofmark, Bards and Heroes, pp. 66–8; tr. Jenny Rowland, Early Welsh Saga Poetry, pp. 504–5; tr. John T. Koch, The Celtic Heroic Age (1995), pp. 288–90; tr. unsigned, in Jon B. Coe and Simon Young, The Celtic Sources for the Arthurian Legend (Felinfach: Llanerch Publishers, 1995), pp. 119–21; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, Medieval Welsh Poems (2003), pp. 107–8; ‘Gogonedauc argluit hanpich Guell’ (Hail Glorious Lord), tr.

25–6; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, Medieval Welsh Poems (2003), pp. 140–1; ‘Awdl Ddadolwch yr Arglwydd Rhys’ (A Conciliatory Address to Rhys ab Gruffydd), tr. Thomas Stephens, The Literature of the Kymry, p. 118 (1876: p. 108); ‘Dau Englyn i Lywelyn ap Madog i ddiolch am gorn hela’ (Two Verses, Sung by Cynddelw, the Bard, to the Huntsmen of Llywelyn, the son of Madog ab Maredudd, Prince of Powys, and to their horns; on the occasion of their presenting him the stag, which they had chased, and killed near his house), tr.

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