By Professor M. Wynn Thomas
Wales will be small, yet culturally it's richly diversified. the purpose during this choice of essays on a couple of English-language authors from Wales is to provide a pattern of the country’s inner variety. for this reason, the author’s tested diversity – from the unique Lynette Roberts (Argentinean by way of beginning, yet of Welsh descent) and the English-born Peggy Ann Whistler who opted for brand new, Welsh id as ‘Margiad Evans’, to Nigel Heseltine, whose extraordinary tales of the antics of the decaying squierarchy of the Welsh border state stay principally 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 major experts within the box, authoritatively tracing the regular development over contemporary many years of significant, proficient and sustained examine of what's a tremendous success of Welsh tradition.
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All That Is Wales: The Collected Essays of M. Wynn Thomas (Writing Wales in English) by Professor M. Wynn Thomas