Welsh Poetry of the French Revolution 1789-1805

Type Book
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCardiff
PublisherGwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press
Number of pages474
ISBN (Electronic)9780708325292
ISBN (Print)9780708325285
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2012

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NameWales and the French Revolution
PublisherUniversity of Wales Press
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Abstract

The volume represents original archival research both in the textual edition of previously unpublished poetry and in the substantial critical introduction and notes to the texts. The critical introduction provides a new narrative of the distinctive shape that Crown loyalism took in Wales, and the specifically bardic frame that Welsh poets chose for their responses (whether politically radical or reactionary; whether for popular or elite consumption) to the French Revolution and the revolutionary controversy in Wales.