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By Professor M. Wynn Thomas

Wales will be small, yet culturally it really is richly assorted. the purpose during this choice of essays on a few English-language authors from Wales is to provide a pattern of the country’s inner variety. consequently, the author’s tested variety – 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 new, Welsh id as ‘Margiad Evans’, to Nigel Heseltine, whose weird and wonderful tales of the antics of the decaying squierarchy of the Welsh border kingdom 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 amount is prefaced with an autobiographical essay by way of one of many best experts within the box, authoritatively tracing the regular progress over contemporary a long time of great, educated and sustained learn of what's an important success of Welsh tradition.

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