Bibliography compiled by Gareth Evans, Swansea University.

Pre-18th Century Texts

Banerjee, Jacqueline. “George Herbert’s Pastoral: New Essays on the Poet and Priest of Bemerton.” (2011): 346-347. DOI:10.1080/0013838X.2011.564418.

Cop, M. A. (2011). Thinking across the Bible: Consonance and Dissonance in Early Modern English Biblical Verse (Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/1843

Doerksen, Daniel W. Picturing Religious Experience: George Herbert, Calvin, and the Scriptures. Lexington Books, 2011.

Evans, Jonathan, and Stephen Knight. ‘The Hand at the Window: Twm Siôn Cati, the Welsh Colonial Trickster’, in Welsh Mythology and Folklore in Popular Culture: Essays on Adaptations in Literature, Film, Television and Digital Media, Audrey L Becker and Kristin Nonne (editors). Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011. pp.91-107. ISBN 9780786461707.


Harris, Jonathan Gil. “Reading Matter: George Herbert and the East-West Palimpsest of The Temple.” Untimely Matter in the Time of Shakespeare. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011, pp. 32-65.

Knight, Jeffrey Todd. “Curatorial Readings: George Herbert’s The Temple, Quintus Curtius, and Their Context.” (2011): 575-598.

McCollough, Aaron. ““One good groan”: Compensatory weakness, George Herbert, and me.” Ben Jonson Journal 18.2 (2011): 287-295. DOI 10.3366/bjj.2011.0028, ISSN 1079-3453.

O’Farrell, Brian. Shakespeare’s Patron: William Herbert, Third Earl of Pembroke, 1580-1630: Politics, Patronage and Power. Continuum, 2011.

Richey, Esther Gilman. “The Intimate Other: Lutheran Subjectivity in Spenser, Donne, and Herbert.” Modern Philology 108.3 (2011): 343-374.

Richey, Esther Gilman. “The Property of God: Luther, Calvin, and Herbert’s Sacrifice Sequence.” ELH 78.2 (2011): 287-314.

Smith, Joshua Byron. Literary Encounters in the Anglo-Welsh Borderlands, 1138—1400. PhD Thesis, Northwestern University (2011).

18th Century

19th Century (incl. Romanticism)

Bridges, Meilee D., “‘Thou Thing of Years Departed’: (En)Gendering Posthumous Sublimity in Felicia Heman’s ‘The Image in Lava'”, Women’s Studies, 40: 4, 2011, pp. 429-447.

Farahani, Maryam, The psychology of melancholy aesthetics : a study of romantic verse narratives of Hannah More (1745-1833) and Felicia Hemans (1793-1835). PhD thesis. University of Liverpool, 2011. [Available through the British Library EThOS]

Stauffer, Andrew. “Hemans by the Book”, European Romantic Review, 22:3, 2011, pp. 373-380.

Sussman, Charlotte, “Epic, Exile, and the Global: Felicia Hemans’s The Forest Sanctuary“, Nineteenth-Century Literature, 65: 4, 2011, pp. 481-512.

Takiguchi, Tomoko, Recasting Women’s Stories: in the poetry of Felicia Hemans, Letitia Landon, and Christina Rosetti. PhD thesis. Leiden University, 2011. [available here]

20th Century

Burden, Robert. ‘Locations of Memory: A Psycho-Spatial Reading of Traumatic Landscape in Owen Sheers’ “Mametz Wood”’, inReflective Landscapes of the Anglophone Countries. Guibert Pascale (editor). Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. pp. 211-228. ISBN 9789042032613.

Flay, Claire. Dorothy Edwards. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2011. ISBN 9780708324400.

Goodby, John. ‘Djuna Barnes as a Source for Dylan Thomas’, Notes and Queries 58.1 (2011) pp. 127-30.

Gramich, Katie. Kate Roberts. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2011. ISBN 9780708323380.

Peach, Linden. The fiction of Emyr Humphreys: contemporary critical perspectives. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2011. ISBN 9780708322161.

Phelpstead, Carl. Tolkien and Wales: Language, Literature, and Identity. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2011. ISBN 9780708323724.

Reiter, Geoffrey. ‘“An Age-Old Memory”: Arthur Machen’s Celtic Redaction of the Welsh Revival in the Great Return’, inWelsh Mythology and Folklore in Popular Culture: Essays on Adaptations in Literature, Film, Television and Digital Media, Audrey Becker and Kristin Noone (editors). Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011. pp. 61-80. ISBN 9780786461707.

Ryle, Martin. ‘Raymond Williams: Materialism and Ecocriticism’, inEcocritical Theory: New European Approaches, Axel Goodbody and Kate Rigby (editors). Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2011. pp. 43-54. ISBN 9780813931357.

Rothkirch, Alyce von. ‘Changing Times: J.O. Francis and the First Welsh National Drama Movement’, Modern Drama 54.2 (2011) pp. 161-80.

Trapp, Karolina. ‘Imagining God: R. S. Thomas’s “the Hand”’, in Refashioning Myth: Poetic Transformations and Metamorphoses. Jessica L. Wilkinson, Eric Parisot, and David McInnis (editors). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2011. pp. 73-89. ISBN 9781443827225.

Waterman, Rory. ‘“An Elsan Culture Threatens Us”: R. S. Thomas, England, and the Struggle for Welsh Identity’ inBonds and Borders: Identity, Imagination and Transformation in Literature. Rebecca Dewald and Dorette Sobolewski (editors). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2011. pp. 107-11. ISBN 9781443829533.

Westover, Daniel. R. S. Thomas: a stylistic biography. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2011. ISBN 9780708324110.

21st Century


Aaron, Jane. ‘Gender in Welsh Writing in English.’ Planet 201 (2011), pp. 4-15.

Davies, Grahame, Dragon and Crescent: Welsh encounters with Islam. Bridgend: Seren, 2011 ISBN 9781854115577.

Gramich, Katie. ‘Narrating the Nation: Telling Stories of Wales’, in North American Journal of Welsh Studies. 6.1 (2011), pp.2-19 ISSN 1554 8112.

Whitfield, Esther. ‘Empire, Nation and the Fate of a Language: Patagonia in Argentine and Welsh Literature’, Postcolonial Studies 14.1 (2011) pp. 75-93.

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


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