The poetic debate of Edmwnd Prys and Wiliam Cynwal

Type Chapter
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Renaissance and the Celtic Countries (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing
PublisherWiley
Pages33-54
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)1405120630
Publication statusPublished - 2005
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Abstract

This revealing volume sheds new light on the Renaissance in Ireland, Wales and Scotland. A revealing look at the Renaissance in Ireland, Wales and Scotland. Written by leading scholars in the field. Covers a wide range of topics, such as the printing press and book trade in Reformation Scotland, and the debate between the 'old' and the 'new' in Welsh poetry. Shows that the Celtic countries were an integral part of the wider European Renaissance. Demonstrates how Celtic writers, scholars and patrons contributed to the cultural developments of the period.