By S. Rhian Reynolds
A Bibliography of Welsh Literature in English Translation is a groundbreaking quantity that maps for the 1st time the interpretation background of Wales's languages. this can be additionally the 1st directory of Welsh-English literary translations and will be an vital software not just for students but additionally for lay readers and for college kids 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 study into the English Literature and Language of Wales (CREW), directed through Professor M. Wynn Thomas, got a prestitgious study supply from the humanities and arts study Board for a one-year undertaking in 2001 that was once to culminate in an internet database, a global convention and this released volume. S. Rhian Reynolds was once hired because the postdoctoral examine officer for the venture, which grew a long way past the predicted lifespan as a result wealth and volume of the cloth uncovered. Translation perform has encompased the entire wealth of Welsh-language literature and one of the hundreds of thousands of translations recorded listed below are the stated classics of eu 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 on the grounds 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 frequently detect Welsh-language literature in the course of the medium of English), among Wales and the opposite international locations of the British Isles and (most importantly of all, probably) among the 2 cultures of Wales itself.
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D. W. Nash, Taliesin; or, the Bards and Druids of Britain, pp. 91–3; tr. Revd Robert Williams, The Four Ancient Books of Wales, pp. 337–8; tr. Edward Jones, The Bardic Museum, pp. 53–4; tr. Thomas Stephens, Archaeologia Cambrensis, 3 (New Series, 1852), 245–9; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, The Triumph Tree: Scotland’s Earliest Poetry AD 550–1350, ed. Thomas Owen Clancy (Edinburgh: Canongate Classics, 1998), pp. 91–2; ‘Cân i Wallawg ap Lleenawg’ [‘En enw gwledic nef gorchordyon. rychanant’] (Elegy for Gwallawg), tr.
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. Edward Jones, The Bardic Museum, p. 40; tr. Gwyn Williams, The Burning Tree, p. 51; tr. Gwyn Williams, Welsh Poems: Sixth Century to 1600, p. 31; tr. Gwyn Williams, To Look for a Word, p. 43; tr. Carl Lofmark, Bards and Heroes, p.
85; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, Medieval Welsh Poems (2003), pp. 42–3; ‘Gwawd Lluydd Mawr’ (The Praise of Lludd the Great), tr. William Owen Pughe and adapted by Mr Herbert, Taliesin; or, the Bards and Druids of Britain, pp. 257–61; tr. Revd Robert Williams, The Four Ancient Books of Wales, pp. 271–4; ‘Gweith Gwen Ystrat’ (The Battle of Gwenystrad), tr. Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd, Ieuan Brydydd Hir), The Myvyrian Archaiology, pp. 52–3; tr. Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd, Ieuan Brydydd Hir), Gwaith y Parchedig Evan Evans (Ieuan Brydydd Hir), ed.
A Bibliography of Welsh Literature in English Translation by S. Rhian Reynolds