Bibliography compiled by Gareth Evans, Swansea University.

Pre-18th Century Texts

Begbie, Jeremy S. “The Holy Spirit at Work in the Arts: Learning from George Herbert.” Interpretation 66.1 (2012): 41-54.

Cartwright, Jane. ‘Women Writers in Wales’ in The History of British Women’s Writing, 700-1500, Volume One. Liz Herbert McAvoy and Diane Watt (editors). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. pp. 60-71. ISBN 978-0-230-23510-6.

Chung, Young Jin. “From the Altar to the Lords Table: Relocating George Herbert in Early Seventeenth-Century Religious Controversy.” 고전· 르네상스 영문학 21.1 (2012): 97-119.

Eagleson, Hannah. Inhabiting time: Donne, Herbert, and the individual body in theological history. University of Delaware, 2012. PhD. University of Delaware. [link]

Knight, Sarah. “Juvenes ornatissimi: the student Writing of George Herbert and John Milton.” Eds. Luke B.T.  Houghton and Gesine Manuwald. Neo-Latin Poetry in the British Isles London: Bristol Classic Press, 2012. 51-68.

Marshall, Adam B. “George Herbert’s JORDAN (I).” The Explicator 70.2 (2012): 115-118.

Miller-Blaise, Anne-Marie. ““O write in brasse”: George Herbert’s trajectory from pen to print.” (2012). [link]

Rudrum, Alan. “The English Poems of George Herbert ed. By Helen Wilcox.”STYLE 42.4 (2012): 547-560.

Smyth, Adam. ““Shreds of holinesse”: George Herbert, Little Gidding, and cutting up texts in early modern England [with illustrations].” English Literary Renaissance 42.3 (2012): 452-481.

Todd, Richard, and Helen Wilcox. “The Challenges of Editing Donne and Herbert.” SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 52.1 (2012): 187-206.

Whalen, Robert. “Picturing Religious Experience: George Herbert, Calvin, and the Scriptures.” Renaissance Quarterly 65:4 (2012): 1351-1352.

18th Century

Constantine, Mary-Ann, and Elizabeth Edwards. ‘Bard of Liberty’: Iolo Morganwg, Wales and Radical Song’, in United Islands? The Languages of Resistance. John Kirk, Andrew Noble, Michael Brown, Katie Trumpener (editors). London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012. pp. 63-76. ISBN9781848933408.

Edwards, Elizabeth. ‘Iniquity, Terror and Survival: Welsh Gothic, 1789-1804’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 35.1 (2012) pp.119-33 ISSN 0141-867X.

Smethurst, Paul. ‘Peripheral Vision, Landscape, and Nation-Building in Thomas Pennant’s Tours of Scotland, 1769-72’ in Travel Writing and Tourism in Britain and Ireland. Benjamin Colbert (editor). New York: Palgrave Macmillan,  2012. pp. 13-30. ISBN 0230251080.

19th Century (incl. Romanticism)

Easterlin, Nancy, “Aesthetics and Ideology in Felicia Hemans’s The Forest Sanctuary: A Biocultural Perspective“, Style, 46, 3 & 4, 2012, pp. 461-478.

Garner, Katie Louise. Avalon recovered: the Arthurian legend in British women’s writing, 1775-1845. PhD thesis. 2012, Cardiff University. [EThOS]

Guimarães, Paula Alexandra V. R., Felicia Hemans’s “The Coronation of Inez de Castro” (1830): Feminine Romanticism and the Memorialisation of Woman, 2012,  Universidade do Minho. [text]

20th Century

Bednarski, Aleksander. ‘Wales in a Mirror: Welsh Social and Cultural Issues in Niall Griffith’s Sheepshagger’, in Literature in Society. Bednarski, Aleksander (editor). Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars, 2012. pp. 111-124. ISBN 9781443840262.

Davies, Damian Walford. ‘Brenda Chamberlain’s The Protagonists’, New Welsh Review 97 (2012).

Davies, William. ‘“Testing His Faith on Emptiness”: Reading R. S. Thomas’s Poems’ in PrayerRenascence: Essays on Values in Literature 64:3 (2012) pp. 233-249. ISSN 0034-4346.

Fabb, Nigel, and Morris Halle. ‘Dylan Thomas’s Meters’, in Of Grammar, Words, and Verses. Esther Torrego (editor). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Benjamins, 2012. pp.67-86. ISBN 9789027208255.

Forlini, Stefania. ‘Modern Narratives and Decadent Things in Arthur Machen’s the Three Impostors’. English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920 55.4 (2012) pp. 479-98.

Goodby, John. ‘The Rimbaud of Cwmdonkin Drive: Dylan Thomas as Surrealist’, in Dada and Beyond, Volume 2: Dada and Its Legacies, Elza Adamowicz and Eric Robertson (editors). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, 2012. pp.199-223. ISBN: 9789042035898.

Jarvis, Matthew. Ruth Bidgood. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2012. ISBN 070832522X.

Roy, Pinaki. ‘Poet in khaki: Alun lewis and his combat writings’, War, Literature, and the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities, 24 (2012) pp. 25.

Smith, Kieron. ‘John Ormond: Poetry, Broadcasting and Film’, New Welsh Review 95 (2012).

Szabo, Daniel. ‘Accumulation, Collection, and Selection: The Poetry of R. S. Thomas’ in Selected Poems: From Modernism to Now. Hélène Aji and Jennifer Kilgore-Caradec (editors). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2012. pp. 105-116. ISBN 9781443841245.

Voigt, Kati. ‘The Inheritance of the Mabinogion: Welsh Mythology in Tolkien’s Works and in Recent British Fiction’, Inklings: Jahrbuch für Literatur und Ästhetik 30 (2012) pp. 42-55.


21st Century

O’Callaghan, Claire. ‘The Equivocal Symbolism of Pearls in the Novels of Sarah Waters’, Contemporary Women’s Writing 6.1 (2012) pp. 20-37.


Davies, Damian Walford, Cartographies of Culture: New Geographies of Welsh Writing in English. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2012.ISBN 0708324762.

Donahaye, Jasmine. Whose People?: Wales, Israel, Palestine. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780708324837.

Evans, Gareth. Welsh Writing in English: case studies in cultural interaction. PhD thesis, Swansea University, 2012.

Johnes, Martin. ‘Sport: Conflict and Art’, Planet 206 (2012), pp.41-46.

Mottram, Stewart and Sarah Prescott (editors). Writing Wales, from the Renaissance to Romanticism.  Farnham: Ashgate, 2012. ISBN 9781409445098. Contents: ‘Introduction’ by Stewart Mottram and Sarah Prescott, pp.1-20; ‘Early modern Welsh nationalism and the British history’, Grace Jones, pp.21-38; ‘Writing on borderlines: Anglo-Welsh relations in Thomas Churchyard’s The Worthines of Wales’, Liz Oakley-Brown, pp.39-58; ‘Green tights and swordfights: Edward I and the making of memories’, Alex May, pp.59-74; ‘“Prince of Wales by Cambria’s full consent”?: the Princedom of Wales and the early modern stage’, Marisa R. Cull, pp.75-90; ‘William Browne and the writing of early Stuart Wales’, Stewart Mottram, pp.91-110; ‘Morgan Llwyd and the foundations of the “nonconformist nation”’, M. Wynn Thomas, pp.111-130; ‘“If there be Helicon in Wales it is”: writing Wales in 17th- and 18th-century poetry’, Sarah Prescott, pp.131-148; ‘“No rebellious jarring noise”: expressions of loyalty to the British state in 18th-century Welsh writing’, Bethan Jenkins, pp.149-166; ‘“Walking conundrums”: masquerades, riddles and national identity in late 18th-century Wales’, Mary Chadwick, pp.167-182; ‘Haunted by history: Welsh Gothic 1780-1800’ Jane Aaron, pp.183-200; Bibliography, pp.201-219.

Williams, Daniel. Black Skin, Blue Books: African Americans and Wales, 1845-1945. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2012. ISBN 0708319874.

Williams, Gareth, ed. The Great Crowd Roars: A Selection of the Best Welsh Football Writing. Cardigan: Parthian, 2012.ISBN 9781908069658

White, Cathryn Charnell. Wales and the French revolution: Welsh poetry of the French revolution, 1789-1805. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2012. ISBN 9780708325285



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


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