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Slanderous Tongues free pdf Slanderous Tongues addresses a shameful gap in Welsh literary studies: English language poetry over the last forty years. This is a book which for the first time looks at that subject in the round, and in its many diversities. It is distinctive too for being the work of younger critics, who bring a fresh perspective to the subject. Slanderous Tongues adopts a thematic approach, exploring the field through the prisms of politics, nationhood, gender, the environment, external influences (particularly Welsh language, American and Irish), experimentation in form and language. Among the many poets whose work is considered are RS Thomas, Nigel Jenkins, Mike Jenkins, Gillian Clarke, Oliver Reynolds, Mike Jenkins, Duncan Bush, Robert Minhinnick, Harri Webb, Idris Davies, Ruth Bidgood, Deryn Rees-Jones, Gwyneth Lewis, Menna Elfyn, Evan Boland and Medbh McGuckian. Lively and informed, provocative and perceptive, this specially commissioned book is a superb guide to English language poetry in Wales It will be invaluable for students and their teachers and lecturers, in addition to the engaged general reader.

About Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams is a lecturer in the English Department at Swansea University, and Director of CREW (the Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales). He has written on a range of subjects within the field of Welsh writing in English for a wide number of books, journals and magazines. His fellow essayists include: Matthew Jarvis, Tudor Hallam, Nerys Williams, Jo Furber, Jasmine Donahaye, Hywel Dix and Nicholas Jones.

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Author : Daniel Williams
Publisher : Seren
Data Published : 01 July 2008
ISBN : 185411462X
EAN : 9781854114624
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 260 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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