Anglo-Welsh Poetry: 1480-1990

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Raymond Garlick, Roland Mathias
Seren Books, 1993 - Poetry - 377 pages
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An expanded paper edition of a popular anthology, this now includes the work of Welsh poets writing in the 1980s. It covers five centuries, from the earliest recorded poem in English by a Welshman, to the establishment of the Anglo-Welsh presence in contemporary literature.

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Contents

Introduction
27
A literal version
47
HUGH HOLLAND 15691633 Bom at Denbigh
54
LUDOVIC LLOYD fl 1573 1610 A Welshspeaking
30
from Sidanen
55
JAMES HOWELL 15941666 Born at Abemant Car
65
MORGAN LLWYD 1619 1659 Born Cynfal near Llanffest
68
from Upon a Cloke Lent Him
75
Laus Deo
214
ROBERT MORGAN b 1920 Bom in the Cynon Valley
223
Rhiannon
232
DANNIE ABSE b 1923 Born into a Jewish family in Cardiff
240
Certain Questions for Monsieur Renoir
247
ALISON BIELSKI b 1925 A largely experimental poet
253
Diesel to Yesterday
262
JOSEPH P CLANCY b 1928 An American of Irish descent
269

ANONYMOUS c 1632 The poem exists in various forms
81
ANONYMOUS c 1664 From Brogyntyn MS 27 A thinner
85
EVAN EVANS 1731 1788 Ieuan Brydydd Hir Scholar
99
EVAN LLOYD 17341776 Bom at Bala he became
101
JULIA ANN HATTON 1764 1838 Called Ann of Swansea
108
THOMAS 17951871 leuan Ddu Bom at Pibwr
111
RICHARD HALL 18171866 Bom in Brecon where
117
THOMAS HUGHES fl 1818 1865 Rector of Clocaenog
121
taught almost all his life in Lancashire retiring to Swansea
130
WYN GRIFFITH 1890 1977 Born at Dolgellau he became
136
EILUNED LEWIS 19001979 Born at Newtown Mont
146
IDRIS DA VIES 19051953 Bom at Rhymney and
151
VERNON WATKINS 190667 Born at Maesteg but lived
161
LYNETTE ROBERTS b 1909 Brought up in Buenos Aires
172
A Saturday in the 20s
173
DYLAN THOMAS 1914 1953 Bom in Swansea His sole
186
CLIFFORD DYMENT 1914 1970 Bom in Derbyshire
197
CYRIL HODGES 19151974 Bom in Cardiff Became
206
KEIDRYCH RHYS b 1915 A native of Llangadog
208
GLORIA EVANS DAVIES b 1932 A native of west Wales
273
PETER GRUFFYDD b 1935 Born in north Wales he
282
SALLY ROBERTS JONES b 1935 Bom in London but
283
My Fathers Father
292
EVAN GWYN WILLIAMS b 1938 Born at Penderyn
296
GRAHAM ALLEN b 1938 A teacher and lecturer from
302
JEREMY HOOKER b 1941 Born near Southampton Since
307
CLIFF JAMES b 1943 Born in Pembroke Dock he
313
NIGEL WELLS b 1944 Brought up in Essex and Hampshire
320
DUNCAN BUSH b 1946 A native of Cardiff he was educated
326
PAUL GROVES b 1947 Born in Monmouth but lives now
333
PHILIP OWENS b 1947 Born in Wrexham and ordained
334
HILARY LLEWELLYNWILLIAMS b 1951 Has lived
342
ROBERT MINHINNICK b 1952 Bom in Neath but brought
344
CHRISTOPHER MEREDITH b 1954 Born in Tredegar
351
Index of Titles
360
Index of First Lines
369
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