2009

Pre-18th Century Texts

Adams, David. The Monks of Abergavenny: Rewriting Welsh Theatre History. Planet: The Welsh Internationalist 193 (February/March 2009) 60-65. ISSN 00484288. (On medieval theatre).

Adams, Sam. Letter from Wales. PN Review 35/5 (May/June 2009) 6-8. ISSN 01447076. (Considers the Herbert family name in the context of Welsh literature and culture).

Adrian, John M. George Herbert, parish ‘dexterity’, and the local modification of Laudianism. The Seventeenth Century 24/1 (April 2009) 26-51. ISSN 0268117X.

Christensen, Philip Harlan. Herbert’s ‘Peace’. The Explicator 67/2 (Winter, 2009) 105-108. ISSN 00144140.

Cichon, Michael. Violence and Vengeance in Middle Welsh and English Narrative: Owein and Ywain and Gawain. Lewiston NY; Lampeter: Mellen Press, 2009. ISBN 0773446583.

Davies Michael, Jennifer. Silence and ‘Wounded Speech’ in George Herbert’s Poetry. Sewanee Theological Review 52/4 (2009) 343-364. ISSN 10599576.

Gray, Catherine. Katherine Philips in Ireland. English Literary Renaissance 39/3 (Autumn 2009) 557-585. ISSN 00138312.

Kinney, Arthur F. George Herbert’s Early Readers. Ben Jonson Journal: Literary Contexts in the Age of Elizabeth, James and Charles 16/1-2 (May 2009) 77-98. ISSN 10793453.

Prescott, Sarah. Archipelagic Orinda? Katherine Philips and the writing of Welsh women’s literary history. Literature Compass 6/6 (2009) 1167-1176. Reference number: 2009:7190.

Sheldrake, Philip (editor). Heaven in Ordinary: George Herbert and his Writings. Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2009. ISBN 978-1853119484.

 19th Century (incl. Romanticism)

Comet, Noah. Felicia Hemans and the ‘Exquisite Remains’ of Modern Greece. Keats-Shelley Journal: Keats, Shelley, Byron, Hunt, and Their Circles 58 (2009) 96-113. ISSN 04534387.

Dabundo, Laura. Wales and the Romantic Imagination/ Claiming Cambria: Invoking the Welsh in the Romantic Era. Wordsworth Circle 40/4 (Autumn 2009) 173-174. ISSN 00438006.

Esterhammer, Angela. Translating the Elgin Marbles: Byron, Hemans, Keats. Wordsworth Circle 40/1 (Winter 2009) 29-36. ISSN 00438006.

Hessell, Nikki. Romantic Literature and Indigenous Languages: Reading Felicia Hemans in Te Reo Maori. European Romantic Review 20/2 (April 2009) 261-270. ISSN 10509585.

Mason, Emma and Jonathan Roberts. Felicia Hemans’s Sonnets on Female Characters of Scripture. Yearbook of English Studies 39/1-2 (2009) 72-83. ISSN 03062473.

Melnyk, Julie. William Wordsworth and Felicia Hemans. Fellow Romantics: Male and Female British Writers, 1790-1835. Beth Lau (editor). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2009. pp. 139-158. ISBN 9780754663539.

O’Neill, Michael. ‘A deeper and richer music’: Felicia Hemans in dialogue with Wordsworth, Byron and Shelley. Charles Lamb Bulletin 145 (2009) 3-12. ISSN 03080951.

Tyson Roberts, Gwyneth. ‘Winding Silkworms’ cocoons without a reel: Betsy Cadwaladyr, Jane Williams (Ysgafell) and the Writing of the Autobiography of Elizabeth Davis. Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10) 36-61.

Williams (Ysgafell), Jane. Original Preface to the Autobiography of Elizabeth Davis.  Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10) 62-64.

 

20th Century

Adams, Sam. Letter from Wales. PN Review 35/4 (March/April 2009) 8-10. ISSN 01447076. (Considers the achievements of Meic Stephens and Tony Conran, and discusses work by Robert Minhinnick and Graham Hartill).

Adams, Sam. Letter from Wales. PN Review 35/6 (July/August 2009) 7-9. ISSN 01447076. (On Llewellyn’s 1939 novel, How Green Was My Valley).

Adams, Sam. Letter from Wales. PN Review 36/2 (Nov/Dec 2009) 7-9. ISSN 01447076. (Considers the nature of R.S. Thomas’s letters to Raymond Garlick, published by Gwasg Gomer in 2009)

Adams, Sam. The Burial of T. J. Llewelyn Prichard: An Addendum to a Note Concerning the Finding of a Prichard Manuscript. Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10) 214-220.

Annwn, David. Opening the Ellipse: Dylan Thomas and a Maya Deren in America. Poetry Wales 44/3 (Winter 2008/2009) 17-18. ISSN 03322202.

Archard, Cary. The power of translation: the influence of Rilke on Alun Lewis and Dannie Abse. Agenda 44/2-3 (2009) 113-117. ISSN 00020796.

Arias, Rosario. Epilogue: female confinement in Sarah Waters’s neo-Victorian fiction. Stones of Law, Bricks of Shame: Narrating Imprisonment in the Victorian Age. Jan Alber and Frank Lauterbach (editors). Toronto; Buffalo NY; London: Toronto University Press, 2009. pp. 256-277. ISBN 978-0802098979.

Armitt, Lucie. Garden Paths and Blind Spots. New Welsh Review 85 (Autumn 2009) 28-35. ISSN 09542116. (Review-article on Sarah Waters’s novel The Little Stranger, published by Virago Press in 2009).

Ballin, Malcolm. Quite Healthy with Inbreeding? New Welsh Review 84 (Summer 2009) 9-17. ISSN 09542116. (On the 21-year history of the New Welsh Review).

Ballin, Malcolm. Spaces of International Comparison in Welsh Periodicals in English, 1882-2008, Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10), pp.93-120.

Belshaw, P. E. B. On the Edge: a selection of short prose fiction by Patrick Belshaw; and Once below a time: a research study of the early short prose fiction of Dylan Thomas. PhD thesis, Newcastle University. BL 493087. 58-13976.

Black, K. L. ‘Those been the cokes wordes and not myne’: medieval influences on the structure of David Jones’ The Anathémata. PhD thesis, London Goldsmiths University. BL 497840. 58-14624.

Brigley Thompson, Zoë. ‘The Life and Death of Language’: A Kristevan Reading of the Poets Gwyneth Lewis and Mebh McGuchian. Orbis Litterarum: International Review of Literary Studies 64/5 (2009) 385-412. ISSN 01057510.

Brown, Terence. The Irish Dylan Thomas: versions and influences. Irish Studies Review 7/1 (2009) 45-54.

Cranny-Francis, Anne. Why the Cybermen Stomp: Sound in the New Doctor Who. Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 42/2 (June 2009) 119-134. ISSN 00271276.

Dunn, John. The missing woman and John Cowper Powys’s political philosophy. Powys Journal 19 (2009) 55-78. ISSN 09627057.

Edwards, Gwynne. Vernon Watkins, Dylan Thomas and the Poetry of Lorca. Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10) 154-178

Entwistle, Alice. ‘A Kind of Authentic Lie’: Authenticity and the Lyric Sequence in Gwyneth Lewis’s English-Language Poetry. Life Writing 6/1 (April 2009) 27-43. ISSN 14484528.

Gramich, Katie. Creating and destroying ‘the man who does not exist’: the peasantry and modernity in Welsh and Irish writing, Irish Studies Review 7/1 (2009). Special Issue: Irish and Welsh Writing, pp.19-30.

Green, Diane. Emyr Humphreys: A Postcolonial Novelist? Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-7083-2217-8.

Hendon, Steve. Civilizing the Natives: Henry M. Stanley’s and Joseph Conrad’s Narratives of Identity. Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10) 1-35.

Holm Aagard, Jonas. John Cowper Powys: titles. Powys Journal 19 (2009) 127-150. ISSN 09627057.

Hooker, Jeremy. For Roland Mathias: tribute and apology. Scintilla 13 (2009) 95-100. Reference number: 2009:15721.

Kendall, Judy. A Genuine Contender. New Welsh Review 83 (Spring 2009) 25-32. ISSN 09542116. (Review-article on The Annotated Collected Poems of Edward Thomas, edited by Edna Longley (Bloodaxe, 2008), and Branch-Lines: Edward Thomas and Contemporary Poetry, edited by Lucy Newlyn and Guy Cuthbertson and published by Enitharmon in 2007).

Jarvis, Matthew and John Kinsella. Welsh Environments: a Dialogue. Poetry Wales 45/2 (Autumn 2009) 39-44. ISSN 03322202. (Considers the issues raised by Matthew Jarvis’s critical study, Welsh Environments in Contemporary Poetry, published by University of Wales Press in 2008).

Jarvis, Matthew. A Poetry of Diversification: New Voices of the 1970s. Poetry Wales 44/3 (Winter 2008/2009) 43-48. ISSN 03322202.

Jarvis, Matthew. Divergent Paths: Poetic Divisions in the 1990s. Poetry Wales 45/1 (Summer 2009) 29-36. ISSN 03322202.

Jarvis, Matthew. Energies of Commitment: Poetry and Politics in the 1980s. Poetry Wales 44/4 (Spring 2009) 11-16. ISSN 03322202.

Jenkins, Nigel. Childe Roland to Welsh Obscurity Came. Planet: The Welsh Internationalist 195 (Summer 2009) 86-98. ISSN 00484288.

Jones, Darryl. Borderlands: spiritualism and the occult in fin de siècle and Edwardian Welsh and Irish horror Irish Studies Review 7/1 (2009). Special Issue: Irish and Welsh Writing, pp.31-44.

Jones, Huw David. ‘War Declared’: Art and Society in Wales, 1969-77. Planet: The Welsh Internationalist 196 (Autumn 2009) 47-56. ISSN 00484288.

Jones, John Sam. Out of hearsay. New Welsh Review 83 (Spring 2009) 33-38. ISSN 09542116. (Reflects on writing from Wales by gay and lesbian authors).

Keenoy, Ray, Rhian Reynolds and Sioned Puw Rowlands (editors). The Babel Guide to Welsh Fiction. Oxford: Boulevard Books, 2009. ISBN 9780708321911.

Keith, W. J. John Cowper Powys and ‘other dimensions’: the evidence from his fiction. Powys Journal 19 (2009) 36-54. ISSN 09627057.

Kendall, Judy. A Genuine Contender. New Welsh Review 83 (Spring 2009) 25-32. ISSN 09542116. (Review-article on The Annotated Collected Poems of Edward Thomas, edited by Edna Longley (Bloodaxe, 2008), and Branch-Lines: Edward Thomas and Contemporary Poetry, edited by Lucy Newlyn and Guy Cuthbertson and published by Enitharmon in 2007).

Lebbon, Tim. More in the Journey. New Welsh Review 84 (Summer, 2009) 18-24. ISSN 09542116.

MacNamee, Jane. Darkness and Light. New Welsh Review 83 (Spring 2009) 17-24. ISSN 09542116. (A discussion of the life and work of Eiluned Lewis with her daughter, Katrina Burnett).

Manson, Hugh. Hugh MacDiarmid and Keidrych Rhys: The Arrow from Wales Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10). pp. 208-213.

Marie-Laverrou, Florence. A Glastonbury Romance de John Cowper Powys: mortifères ressassements ou fécondes remémorations? Études Britanniques Contemporaines 36 (2009) 1-18. ISSN 11684917.

McGuinness, Patrick. Speculating: Patrick McGuinness interviews Paul Muldoon Irish Studies Review 7/1 (2009). Special Issue: Irish and Welsh Writing, pp.103-110.

McCarthy, Patricia. Patricia McCarthy interviews Gillian Clarke. Agenda 44/2-3 (2009) 127-150. (Interview). ISSN 00020796.

McGuinness, Patrick.  Machine-age Mabinogion – ‘A quite extraordinary affair’: the impetuous and free-ranging work of Lynette Roberts. Times Literary Supplement 5562 (November 6 2009) 14-15.

Mulder, Arjen. Becoming John Cowper Powys: on the four early novels. Powys Journal 19 (2009) 24-35. ISSN 09627057.

O’Leary, Paul. Public intellectuals, language revival and cultural nationalism in Ireland and Wales: a comparison of Douglas Hyde and Saunders Lewis Irish Studies Review 7/1 (2009). Special Issue: Irish and Welsh Writing, pp.5-18.

Osborne, Huw. Rhys Davies. Writers of Wales Series. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2009. ISBN 9780708321676.

Powell Ward, John. Exact Mystery: Some Aspects of Vernon Watkins’s Poetics. Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10) 121-153.

Prothero, James. Leslie Norris and Exile. Rocky Mountain Review 62/1 (2008) 45-48. ISSN 03611299.

Reichmann, Angelika. In love with the abject: John Cowper Powys’s Weymouth Sands. Powys Journal 19 (2009)79-106. ISSN 09627057.

Riley, Peter. Thomas and Apocalypse. Poetry Wales 44/3 (Winter 2008/2009) 12-16. ISSN 03322202.

Roberts Jones, Sally. London and the Second Flowering. Planet: The Welsh Internationalist 194 (Spring 2009) 67-72. ISSN 00484288.  (On Welsh writing in London in the 1960s).

Roberts, Harri Garrod. Embodying Identity: Representations of the Body in Welsh Literature. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-7083-2169-0.

Rothkirch, Alyce von. Visions of Wales: The Welsh Outlook, 1914-1933 Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10), pp.65-92.

Seeber, Hans Ulrich. Organic and Textual Circularity in Poems by Edward Thomas and W. H. Auden. Symbolism: An International Annual Critical Aesthetics 9 (2009) 129-140. ISSN 15283623.

Sheers, Owen. A Poet’s Guide to Britain. London: Penguin, 2009. ISBN 9780141192024. (Features commentary on the poetry of Lynette Roberts).

Smith-Long, Tim. ‘My Greek Sailors speak Cockney’: the principle of abstraction in the works of David Jones. Agenda 44/ 2-3 (2009) 81-92. ISSN 00020796.

Smith, Dai, Ned Thomas and Daniel G. Williams. The Exchange. Planet: The Welsh Internationalist 195 (Summer 2009) 45-66. ISSN 00484288.  (An exchange of views on the relevance of Raymond Williams’s work today).

Stephens, Meic. A farewell to English. PN Review 35/4 (March/April 2009) 50-53. ISSN 01447076 (On Welsh-language poets whose first language is English).

Stradling, Robert. “We knew Len…”. Planet: The Welsh Internationalist 193 (February/March 2009) 49-55. ISSN 00484288. (On Welsh writing in English and the Spanish Civil War).

Thunecke, Jörg. ‘Love the words, love the words’: Erich Frieds Nachdichtung von Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood. Neulektüren – New Readings. Gerhard P. Knapp (editor). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, 2009. pp.195-231. ISBN 9042025247.

Tolstoy, Nikolai. Oldest British Prose Literature: The Compilation of the Four Branches of the Mabinogi. Llanbedr: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2009. ISBN 9780773447103.

Valle Alcalá, Roberto del. Rising with one’s community: socialist theory and bildungsroman in Lewis Jones. Cultura, Languaje y Representacíon/ Culture, Language and Representation 7 (2009) 141-155. ISSN 16977750.

Vaughan Jones, Alan. Defamiliarising Idris Davies: A Reassessment of Gwalia Deserta and ‘Gwalia My Song’. Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10) 179-207.

Walford Davies, Jason (editor). R. S. Thomas – Letters to Raymond Garlick, 1951-1999. Llandysul: Gwasg Gomer, 2009. ISBN 97881843238263.

Ward, John Powell. Exact Mystery: Some Aspects of Vernon Watkins’s Poetics, Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10), pp.121-153.

Williams, Colin H. Foras na Gaeilge and Bwrdd yr Iaith Gymraeg: yoked but not yet shackled. Irish Studies Review 7/1 (2009). Special Issue: Irish and Welsh Writing, pp. 55-88.

Williams, Daniel G. Another lost cause? Pan-Celticism, race and language Irish Studies Review 7/1 (2009). Special Issue: Irish and Welsh Writing, pp.89-101.

Williams, Daniel G. Green in Black. New Welsh Review 85 (Autumn 2009) 42-51. ISSN 09542116. On the significance of Emlyn Williams’s 1938 play, The Corn in Green, in African American culture.

Williams, Nerys. Chronicling the half-life of poetry: Robert Minhinnick, Gwyneth Lewis and John James’s longer poems. Poetry Wales 45/3 (Winter 2009/2010) 43-49. ISSN 03322202.

Wisniewski, Jacek. Edward Thomas: A Mirror of England. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009. ISBN 1443802107.

 

21st Century

Keyes, Jarrad. ‘Archaeologies of the Future?’: Niall Griffiths – Pathways of the Urban. The Idea of the City: Early-Modern, Modern and Post-Modern Locations and Communities. Joan Fitzpatrick (editor). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009. pp. 133-143. ISBN 9781443801461.

Wieckowska, Katarzyna. Dis/Locations: Images of London in Sarah Waters’ Fiction. Images of the City. Agnieszka Rasmus and Magdelena Cieslak (editors). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009. pp. 204-215. ISBN 978144380452.

Other

Armitt, Lucie. Garden Paths and Blind Spots. New Welsh Review 85 (Autumn 2009) 28-35. ISSN 09542116. (Review-article on Sarah Waters’s novel The Little Stranger, published by Virago Press in 2009).

Connolly, Claire and Katie Gramich (editors). Irish Studies Review 7/1 (2009). Special Issue: Irish and Welsh Writing. ISSN 14699303 (electronic) 09670882 (paper).

Conolly, Claire and Katie Gramich. Introduction. Irish Studies Review 7/1 (2009). Special Issue: Irish and Welsh Writing, pp.1-4

Gramich, Katie (editor). Almanac – Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English: Critical Essays 14 (2009-10). ISBN 978-1905762781.

Minhinnick, Robert. 1147 and all that: or The Triban’s Visitation. Poetry Wales 45/2 (Autumn 2009) 27-31. ISSN 03322202. (On literary culture in the Llynfi Valley).

Wieckowska, Katarzyna. Dis/Locations: Images of London in Sarah Waters’ Fiction. Images of the City. Agnieszka Rasmus and Magdelena Cieslak (editors). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009. pp. 204-215. ISBN 978144380452

If this bibliography is incomplete, please send bibliographical references to the editor.

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