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By Professor M. Wynn Thomas

Wales will be small, yet culturally it's richly different. the purpose during this selection of essays on a couple of English-language authors from Wales is to provide a pattern of the country’s inner range. for that reason, the author’s tested variety – from the unique Lynette Roberts (Argentinean via 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 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 quantity is prefaced with an autobiographical essay through one of many top experts within the box, authoritatively tracing the regular progress over fresh a long time of significant, educated and sustained examine of what's a tremendous success of Welsh tradition.

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