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Earliest Welsh Poetry

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Hardcover, 232 pages
Published June 11th 1970 by Macmillan
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Apr 18, 2013 Neil rated it liked it
This is an ok collection of the earliest Welsh poetry with a short introduction. There's better editions on the market, with much more critical apparatus, which I think is needed when reading these obscure and illusive poems with strange names that are little known outside Wales.

On a plus side, pretty much all the poems that deal with the Old North are translated in this edition. All the Taliesin poems that Ifor Williams considered authentic are translated, Aneirin's Y Gododdin, Llywarch Hen poe
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Aug 23, 2013 Euan Craik rated it really liked it
Best translation of Y Goddodin. Worth it just for that really.
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