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By Professor M. Wynn Thomas

Wales might be small, yet culturally it's richly various. the purpose during this number of essays on a few English-language authors from Wales is to provide a pattern of the country’s inner variety. accordingly, the author’s tested variety – from the unique Lynette Roberts (Argentinean by means of beginning, yet of Welsh descent) and the English-born Peggy Ann Whistler who opted for brand new, Welsh identification as ‘Margiad Evans’, to Nigel Heseltine, whose strange 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 amount is prefaced with an autobiographical essay by means of one of many prime experts within the box, authoritatively tracing the regular development over fresh a long time of great, proficient and sustained learn of what's a tremendous success of Welsh tradition.

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