Dafydd ap Gwilym

Dafydd ap Gwilym

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“In addition to its sound academic base, the volume also benefits from Gwyn Thomas’s ability and insight as a modern Welsh poet, a vocation which has enabled him to understand that a translated poem can provide only a glimpse of the original composition.” –gwales.com

 “Gwyn Thomas combines the detailed knowledge of the literary scholar with the intuitive grasp of one who is himself a distinguished poet.” –Planet

“His poems . . . have been painstakingly translated with empathy and sensitivity by the scholar and the experienced translator Gwyn Thomas. Without doubt he has set he has set himself a difficult and almost impossible task but undaunted he has done so with integrity, skilful patience, weaving Dafydd ap Gwilym’s words into an English harmony.” –PQR

Gwyn Thomas is Emeritus Professor of Welsh Language and Literature at the University of Wales, Bangor and the translator of several acclaimed English-language editions of Welsh legends.

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Dimensions 1 × 9 × 6 in