author name: L-R (2000-today)

Richard Llewellyn

  • 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).

T. J. Llewelyn Prichard

  •  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.

Alun Lewis

  • 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.
  • Caldwell, Roger. Accidental War Poets. PN Review 34:4 (March-April 2008) 61-3 ISSN 01447076. (Review-article of Isaac Rosenberg’s unpublished letters, Poetry out of My Own Heart, and Alun Lewis’s A Cypress Walk – Letters to ‘Freda’.)
  • Hendon, Steve, ‘Everything is Fluid in Me’: A Postcolonial Approach to Alun Lewis’s In The Green Tree (1948)’, in Mapping the Territory: Critical Approaches to Welsh Fiction in English edited by Katie Gramich. Cardigan: Parthian Books, 2010, pp. 131-162. ISBN 9781905762989.
  • Powell, Anne. War Poets Series: Alun Lewis: A Poet of Consequence. London: Cecil Woolf, 2006. ISBN 1897967888.
  • Thomas, M. Wynn. The Outsider. The Guardian (9 February 2008). (Review-article)
  • 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

Eiluned Lewis

  • 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).

Gwyneth Lewis

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lewis, Gwyneth. Caught Between Two Cultures. The Guardian (18 November 2006).
  • Szabo, Daniel. Feminine Irony in the Religious Poetry of Gwyneth Lewis. E-rea 6 :1 (2008). ISSN 16381718.
  • 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.
  • Williams, Nerys. ‘Chronicling the half-life of poetry: on the longer poems of Robert Minhinnick, Gwyneth Lewis and John James’. Poetry Wales 45/3 (Winter 2009/10) 43-50. ISSN 03322202.

The Mabinogion and Related Materials

  • 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).
  • Bollard, John K. Legend and Landscape of Wales: Tales of Arthur. Llandysul: Gwasg Gomer, 2010. ISBN 9781848511125.
  • Breeze, Andrew. The Origins of the Four Branches of the Mabinogi. Leominster: Gracewing, 2010. ISBN  9780852445532.
  • 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, Sioned. Translating the Mabinogion. Anglistik 21/1 (March, 2010) 59-74. ISSN 09470034.
  • Evans, Andrew J., John Nettleship and Steven Perry. Linn Liuan/Llyn Lyw: The Wondrous Lake of the Historia Brittonum’s de Mirabilibus Brittaniae and Culhwch ac Olwen. Folklore 119:3 (2008) 295-318. ISSN 0015-587X.
  • Field, P.J.C. Arthur’s Battles. Arthuriana 18:4 (Winter 2008) 3-32. ISSN 1078-6279.
  • Green, Thomas. Tom Thumb and Jack the Giant-Killer’: Two Arthurian fairytales? Folklore 118.2 (August 2007) 123-140. ISSN 0015587X.
  • Hunter, Jerry. Llywelyn’s Breath, Arthur’s Nightmare: The Medievalism within Welsh Modernism. Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 53-54 (Summer 2007) 113-132. ISSN 13530089.
  • Jones, Russell Celyn. Adaption. New Welsh Review 88 (Summer, 2010) 9-14. ISSN 0954-2116. (Reflection on reworking The Mabinogion).
  • Knight, Stephen. From Myrrdin to Merlin and Back Again. Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion 2007 Vol 14 (2008) 5-20. ISSN 0959 3632. (On the changing representations of Merlin from his first appearance in sixth-century  Welsh poetry to the present day.)
  • Knight, Stephen. Celticity and Christianity in medieval romance. Christianity and Romance in Medieval England Rosalind Field, Phillipa Hardman and Michelle Sweeny (editors). Suffolk: D. S. Brewer, 2010. pp. 26-44. ISBN 978-1843842194.
  • Malone, Patricia Ann. ‘Entirely Outside the World’: Rhetoric, Legitimacy and Identity in the Biography of Gruffudd ap Cynan. Dissertation Abstracts International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences 70/1 2606-2507. ISSN 0419-4209.
  • McKenna, Catherine. Performing Penance and Poetic Performance in the Medieval Welsh Court. Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies 82.1 (January 2007) 70-96. ISSN 00387134.
  • Miles-Watson, J. Mapping Medieval Welsh Myth: A Neo-Structuralist Analysis of the Mabinogion. PhD thesis, University of Aberdeen, 2006. 56-15708. BL: DXN108568.
  • Nickel, Helmut. About the Knight with Two Swords and the Maiden under a Tree. Arthuriana 17.4 (2007) 29-42. ISSN 10786279.
  • O’Brien, Derek. The Mabinogion, trs Sioned Davies. The Independent (4 March 2007). (Review-article.)
  • Padel, O. J. Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Development of the Merlin Legend. Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 51 (Summer 2006) 37-65. ISSN 13530089.
  • Ryan, Patrick. Celticity and the storyteller identity: the use and misuse of ethnicity to develop a storyteller’s sense of self. Folklore 117.3 (December 2006) 313-328.
  • Sayers, William. La Joie de la Cort (Erec et Enide), Mabon, and Early Irish Síd (Peace; Otherworld). Arthuriana 17.2 (Summer 2007) 10-25. ISSN 10786279.
  • Simpson, Roger. Arthurian Pageants in Twentieth-Century Britain. Arthuriana 18:1 (Spring 2008) 63-87. ISSN 1078-6279.
  • Sims-Williams, Patrick. Shape Swaps. Times Literary Supplement 5440 (July 6 2007) 10-11. (Review-article on Sioned Davies’s translation of The Mabinogion.)
  • Tolstoy, Nikolai. Oldest British Prose Literature: The Compilation of the Four Branches of the Mabinogi. Llanbedr: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2009. ISBN 9780773447103.

Arthur Machen

  • Adams, Sam. Letter from Wales. PN Review 36/6 (July/August 2010) 6-8. ISSN 01447076. (Reflects on the life and works of Arthur Machen)
  • Boyiopoulos, Kostas. ‘ “Esoteric elements”: the Judeo-Christian scheme in Arthur Machen’s The Great God Pan’. Neophilologus 94/2 (2010) 363-74. ISSN 00282677.
  • Caleb, Amanda Mordavsky. ‘ “A City of Nightmares”: Suburban Anxiety in Arthur Machen’s London Gothic’. London Gothic. Lawrence Phillips and Anne Witchard (editors). New York: Continuum, 2010. pp. 41-49. ISBN 9781441106827.
  • Freeman, Nicholas. ‘Arthur Machen: ecstasy and epiphany’. Literature and Theology 24/3 (2010) 242-55. ISSN 02691205.
  • Fox, Paul. Eureka in yellow: the art of detection in Arthur Machen’s Keynote Mysteries. Clues 25.1 (2006) 58-69.
  • Lebbon, Tim. More in the Journey. New Welsh Review 84 (Summer, 2009) 18-24. ISSN 09542116.
  • Owen, Tomos. London-Welsh writing 1890-1915: Ernest Rhys, Arthur Machen, W.H. Davies, and Caradoc Evans. PhD thesis, Cardiff University.
  • Valentine, Mark. ‘The Strange and the Sublime’. New Welsh Review 90 (Winter, 2010) 9-24. ISSN 0954-2116. (Article on the reissue of classic Arthur Machen works)
  • Wargen, Joanna. ‘All Eyes are on the City: Arthur Machen’s Ethnographic Vision of London’. Literary London: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Representation of London 8/1 (March, 2010). ISSN 17440807.
  • 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
  • Jackson, Kimberly. ‘Non-Evolutionary Degeneration in Arthur Machen’s Supernatural Tales.’ Victorian Literature and Culture 41.1 (2013) pp. 125-35.
  • Kandola, Sondeep. ‘Celtic Occultism and the Symbolist Mode in the Fin-De-Siècle Writings of Arthur Machen and W. B. Yeats’, English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920 56.4 (2013) pp.497-518.
  • 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

Owen Martell

  • Martell, Owen. A Writer’s Writer. New Welsh Review 77 (Autumn 2007) 94-96. ISSN 09542116. (Martell discusses the influence of Dostoyevsky and T. H. Parry-Williams on his Welsh-language novels Cadw dy ffydd, brawd and Dyn yr Eilad, which have been translated into English under the titles, Keep You Faith, Brother and The Other Man.)

Roland Mathias

  • Adams, Sam. In the footsteps of Roland Mathias. Moment of Earth: Poems and Essays in Honour of Jeremy Hooker. Christopher Meredith (editor). Aberystwyth. Celtic Studies Publications, 2007.
  • Adams, Sam. Roland Mathias: One of Wales’s finest English-language poets of the 20th century. The Guardian (17 October 2007). (Obituary.)
  • Adams, Sam, Letter from Wales. PN Review 34.3 (January/February 2008) 6-9. ISSN 01447076. (Obituary.)
  • Hooker, Jeremy. For Roland Mathias: tribute and apology. Scintilla 13 (2009) 95-100. Reference number: 2009:15721.
  • Minhinnick, Robert. Roland Mathias, 1915-2007. Planet: The Welsh Internationalist 186 (December / January 2007-2008) 90-91. ISSN 0048-4288. (Obituary.)
  • Stephens, Meic. Roland Mathias: Poet and Literary Critic. The Independent (17 August 2007). (Obituary.)
  • Thomas, M. Wynn. Roland Mathias 1915-2007. New Welsh Review 78 (Winter 2007) 64-67. (Obituary.)

Robert Minhinnick

  • 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).
  • Gregson, Ian. Baghdad Moon, the Pepsi Globe: Robert Minhinnick. The New Poetry of Wales. Cardiff. University of Wales Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-7083-1995-6.
  • Jarvis, Matthew. Robert Minhinnick: From Pen-y-Fai to Iraq. Welsh Environments in Contemporary Poetry: Writing Wales in English. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2008.
  • Williams, Nerys. ‘Chronicling the half-life of poetry: on the longer poems of Robert Minhinnick, Gwyneth Lewis and John James’. Poetry Wales 45/3 (Winter 2009/10) 43-50. ISSN 03322202.
  • Williams, Nerys. ‘Lyric Encounters with Other Places: Juliana Spahr’s This Connection of Everyone with Lungs and Robert Minhinnick’s “an Isotope Dreaming”’, in Placing Poetry. Ian Davidson and Zoe Skoulding (editors). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, 2013. ISBN 9042036141.

Iolo Morganwg

  • Constantine, Mary-Ann. Songs and Stones: Iolo Morganwg (1747-1826), Mason and Bard. Eighteenth Century 47.2/3 (Sumer 2006) 233-251. ISSN 01935380.
  • Constantine, Mary-Ann. ‘A Subject of Conversation’: Iolo Morganwg, Hannah More and Ann Yearsley. Wales and the Romantic Imagination. Damian Walford Davies and Lynda Pratt (editors). Cardiff. University of Wales Press, 2007. 65-85.
  • Jones, David Ceri. Fictional Selves in the Life and writing of Edward Williams (‘Iolo Morganwg’, 1747-1826). The Welsh History Review 24:1 (June 2008) 29-51. ISSN 0083-792X.
  • Jones, Ffion Mair. Iolo Morganwg and the Romantic Tradition in Wales: The Bard is a Very Singular Character. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2010. ISBN 9780708321959.

Jan Morris

  • Fenwick, Gillian. Traveling Genius. South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. ISBN 978-1-57003-747-4.

Penelope Mortimer

  • Broughton, Sarah. ‘Penelope Mortimer: A forgotten Brilliance’. New Welsh Review 88 (Summer, 2010) 34-41. ISSN 0954-2116.

Leslie Norris

  • Jarvis, Matthew. Leslie Norris, In and Out of Place. Poetry Wales  42.4 (Autumn 2006) 35-39.
  • Prothero, James. Leslie Norris and Exile. Rocky Mountain Review 62/1 (2008) 45-48. ISSN 03611299.
  • Westover, Daniel and Jesse S. Crisler, editors. Literature and Belief Special Double Issue on Leslie Norris, vols. 29 and 30.1 (2009-10) ISBN 0939555166. Includes: ‘With a Gentle but perceptive Eye: Leslie Norris, A Chronology’ by Sirpa Grierson pp. 1-10 – ‘Lost Boys, Lost Language: Leslie Norris and Welsh Bardic Traditions’ by Katie Gramich pp. 49-64 – ‘Disturbance and Insight: Glyn Jones and Leslie Norris’ Short Fiction’ by Linden Peach pp. 115-29 – ‘Textual Variants in the Poetry of Leslie Norris’ by Matthew Jarvis pp. 143-154 – ‘Leslie Norris, Poet of Wales’ by Michael J. Collins pp. 177-190 – ‘A Conversation with Leslie Norris’ by James W. Prothero pp. 209-228  – ‘Leslie Norris and the Extinction of Place’ by David Lloyd pp. 229-236 –‘“These Are My Ghosts”: Leslie Norris and the Dead of Winter’ by Daniel Westover pp. 239-256 – ‘“Dubious Affinities”: Leslie Norris’s Welsh-English Translations’ by M. Wynn Thomas pp. 257-284 – ‘An Interview with Leslie Norris’ by Gene Pack pp. 285-302.

John Ormond

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

Daniel Owen

  • Rhys, Robert. Daniel Owen: Writers of Wales. Cardiff. University of Wales Press, 2007. ISBN 0-7083-1795-2. (Includes a discussion of Rhys’s influence on the development of the Welsh novel in English.)

Pascale Petit

  • Brigley, Zoë. Confessing the Secrets of Others: Pascale Petit’s Poetic Employment of Latin American Cultures and the Mexican Artist, Frida Kahlo. Journal of International Women’s Studies 9:2 (March 2008) 20-28. ISSN 15398706.
  • Gregson, Ian. Modes of Non-Realism: Paul Henry and Pascale Petit. The New Poetry of Wales. Cardiff. University of Wales Press, 2007.

Katherine Philips

  • Gray, Catherine. Katherine Philips in Ireland. English Literary Renaissance 39/3 (Autumn 2009) 557-585. ISSN 00138312.
  • Hutson, Lorna. The Body of the Friend and the Woman Writer: Katherine Philips’s Absence from Alan Bray’s The Friend (2003). Women’s Writing 14.2 (2007) 196-214. Reference number 2007:196816.
  • Misantoni, Luisiana. Katherine Fowler Philips: the Matchless Orinda. Una poetessa inglese del Seicento. Studi sul canone. Mirella Billi (editor). Viterbo: Sette Città, 2007. ISBN 9788878530850.
  • 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.
  • Stanton, Kamille Stone. Painting Sentinels: Erotics, Politics and Redemption in the Friendship Poetry of Katherine Philips. Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 38 (2007) 155-172. ISSN 00696412.
  • Stanton, Kamille Stone. ‘Capable of Being Kings’: The Influence of the Cult of King Charles I on the Early Modern Women’s Literary Canon. New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century 5:1 (Spring 2008) 20-29. ISSN 15449009.

T. J. Llewelyn Prichard

  • Adams, Sam. ‘Letter from Wales’. PN Review 36/4 (March/April 2010) 7-10. ISSN 01447076. (Biographical article on T. J. Ll. Prichard).

Malcolm Pryce

  • Atkins, Will. The Dulling of Ploughshares. New Welsh Review 73 (Autumn 2006) 20-25. (On the fiction of Malcolm Pryce and Jasper Fforde.)

Sheenagh Pugh

  • Gregson, Ian. Opposites of National Identification: Duncan Bush and Sheenagh Pugh. The New Poetry of Wales. Cardiff. University of Wales Press, 2007.

Oliver Reynolds

  • Gregson, Ian. Oliver Reynolds and the National Subject.  The New Poetry of Wales. Cardiff. University of Wales Press, 2007.

Ernest Rhys

  • Owen, Tomos. London-Welsh writing 1890-1915: Ernest Rhys, Arthur Machen, W.H. Davies, and Caradoc Evans. PhD thesis, Cardiff University.

Keidrych Rhys

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

Kate Roberts

  • Jones, Harri Pritchard. Kate Roberts. British and Irish Short-Fiction Writers, 1945-2000. Cheryl Malcolm and David Macolm (editors). Detroit: Thomson Gales, 2006. ISSN 10968547.

Lynette Roberts

  • Jarvis, Matthew. Lynette Roberts, Collected Poems, edited by Patrick McGuinness. Poetry Wales 42.1 (Summer 2006) 35-38. (Review-article.)
  • 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.
  • Rumens, Carol. Poem of the Week. The Guardian (3 March 2008).
  • Sheers, Owen. A Poet’s Guide to Britain. London: Penguin, 2009. ISBN 9780141192024. (Features commentary on the poetry of Lynette Roberts).
  • Skoulding, Zoë. Lynette Roberts, Collected Poems, edited by Patrick McGuinness. Poetry Wales 41.4 (Spring 2006) 5-7. (Review-article.)
  • Charles Mundye, ‘Outside the Imaginary Museum: Lynette Roberts and Keidrych Rhys. Mythology and Represenation in the Poetry of Lynette Roberts and Keidrych Rhys’, PN Review 214, 40.2 (2013)
  • Mundye, Charles ‘“He Alone on this Isotonic Plain”: Robert Graves, Keidrych Rhys, Lynette Roberts, and the situation of the poet in war’, Gravesiana, 3:4 (Winter 2013), pp. 703–29.

Childe Roland

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

Bernice Rubens

  • Brauner, David. Below at Your Elbow, Roth Breathing down Your Neck: Gender and Ethnicity in Novels by Bernice Rubens and Linda Grant. ‘In the Open’: Jewish Women Writers and British Culture. Claire M. Tylee (editor). Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2006. ISBN 9780874139334.
  • Deininger, Michelle, ‘It Was Forbidden, Strictly Forbidden’: Contesting Taboo in Bernice Rubens’s I Sent a Letter to My Love (1975)’, in Mapping the Territory: Critical Approaches to Welsh Fiction in English edited by Katie Gramich. Cardigan: Parthian Books, 2010, pp. 289-309. ISBN 9781905762989.

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