Poetry: 1900–2000 (Library of Wales) (Paperback)

Poetry: 1900–2000 (Library of Wales) By Meic Stephens (Editor), Dafydd Elis-Thomas (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Meic Stephens (Editor), Dafydd Elis-Thomas (Foreword by)
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Creating a vibrant expression of the industrial, pastoral, rural, urban, religious, political and linguistic experience of Wales in the 20th-century world, these poems are as varied as Wales itself and range from the well-known to the startling, the lyrical to the experimental, the celebration of tradition to that of protest. Each poet’s biography situates the writer in a social and literary context, and ultimately the collection presents an unparalleled panorama of the development of Welsh poetry in English in the 20th century. Featured authors include, Glenda Beagan, Brenda Chamberlain, W. H. Davies, Peter Finch, Catherine Fisher, Kathryn Gray, A. G. Prys-Jones, Oliver Reynolds, Owen Sheers, Dylan Thomas, Gwyn Williams, and many others.

About the Author


Meic Stephens is the author, editor and, translator of 200 books, including a number of anthologies, The New Companion to the Literature of Wales, and the Writers of Wales series.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781902638881
ISBN-10: 1902638883
Publisher: Parthian Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2007
Pages: 877
Language: English
Series: Library of Wales