By S. Rhian Reynolds
A Bibliography of Welsh Literature in English Translation is a groundbreaking quantity that maps for the 1st time the interpretation historical past of Wales's languages. this can be additionally the 1st directory of Welsh-English literary translations and will be an fundamental software not just for students but in addition for lay readers and for college students 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 can also be 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 by means of Professor M. Wynn Thomas, acquired a prestitgious study provide from the humanities and arts examine Board for a one-year undertaking in 2001 that used to be to culminate in an internet database, a world convention and this released volume. S. Rhian Reynolds used to be hired because the postdoctoral learn officer for the venture, which grew a ways past the anticipated lifespan as a result of the wealth and volume of the cloth uncovered. Translation perform has encompased the complete wealth of Welsh-language literature and one of the millions of translations recorded listed here 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 given 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 observe Welsh-language literature throughout the medium of English), among Wales and the opposite nations of the British Isles and (most importantly of all, maybe) among the 2 cultures of Wales itself.
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135–6; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, The Earliest Welsh Poetry, 183–8; tr. Tony Conran, Welsh Verse, pp. 167–9; tr. H. Idris Bell, The Bardic Source Book, p. 245; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, Medieval Welsh Poems (2003), pp. 256–61. qxp 13/06/2005 16:34 The Poets of the Princes Page 31 31 GWALCHMAI AP MEILYR (fl. 1130–80) Individual Translations ‘Arwyrain Madog ap Maredudd’ (In Praise of Madawg), tr. unsigned, The Cambro-Briton, 2 (1820/21), 460–1; ‘Arwyrain Owain Gwynedd’ [‘Arddwyreaf-i hael o hil Gruffudd’] (In Praise of King Owain Gwynedd), tr.
1155–1195) Individual Translations ‘Arwyrain Owain Gwynedd’ (In Praise of Owain Gwynedd), tr. Joseph P. Clancy, The Earliest Welsh Poetry, pp. 145–6; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, Oxford Book, pp. 25–7; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, Medieval Welsh Poems (2003), pp. 147–9; ‘Arwyrain Madawg fab Maredudd’ (In Praise of Madawg ap Maredudd), tr. William Owen Pughe, The Cambrian Journal, 5 (1858), 29–30; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, The Earliest Welsh Poetry, pp. 136–7; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, The Poets of the Welsh Princes, pp.
Clancy, The Triumph Tree: Scotland’s Earliest Poetry AD 550–1350, ed. Thomas Owen Clancy (Edinburgh: Canongate Classics, 1998), pp. 85–6; ‘Armes Prydain Fawr’ (The Prophecy of Britain), tr. unsigned, The Cambrian Register, 2 (1796), 554–63; tr. Thomas Stephens, The Literature of the Kymry, pp. 286–7 (1876: pp. 275–7); tr. Revd Robert Williams, The Four Ancient Books of Wales, pp. 436–42; tr. Joseph P. Clancy, The Earliest Welsh Poetry, pp. 107–12; tr. Rachel Bromwich, Armes Prydain: The Prophecy of Britain, ed.