Dafydd Ap Gwilym - Poems, Hardback
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 210 pages, 1M.
  • Publisher: Gomer Press
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  • Category: Poetry
  • ISBN: 9780850888157



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Dafydd ap Gwilym was writing in the fourteenth century, about the same time as Chaucer was writing in England. This is a parallel text, and to my totally untutored eye, it seems that his poetry is easier for a modern Welsh-speaking reader to get the gist of than is Chaucer for the modern English-speaking reader. Whatever, the English language translations are a delight to read, and even the Foreword and Introduction are well worth dedicating a cup of coffee to.

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