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The Bloodaxe Book of Modern Welsh Poetry: 20th-Century Welsh-Language Poetry in Translation

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This wide-ranging anthology of 20th-century Welsh poetry, a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation--by far the most comprehensive of its kind--will be a revelation for most readers. It will dispel the romantic images of Welsh poets as bards or druids and blow away any preconceived mists of Celtic twilight. The selection brings together poets of every hue: from magiste ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Bloodaxe Books (first published 2003)
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Read a collection of poetry in translation on a theme other than love.
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"Sun sobered; a respite came
to tame a heart that's starving
I go, I negate the song.
Bridled, down Dyffryn Aman."

Derec Llwyd Moran is rather brilliant and that just scratches the surface in this anthology.
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