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Welsh Literature

The following titles are a sampling of the Welsh literature available at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. For additional titles and subject content, please ask a Librarian.


Welsh mythology and folklore in popular culture : essays on adaptations in literature, film, television and digital media
PS374 .F27 W46 2011

A compilation of critical essays on the influence of myth and folklore in modern Welsh culture.


Celtic mythology
BL900 .B47

Introduces the Celts and their mythology, relating seven tales with their roots primarily in Ireland and Wales and placing each in historical and cultural context.


A bibliography of Anglo-Welsh literature, 1900-1965.
r 016.8916 J39

A selective list of Welsh born writers and other writers (including children's authors) who wrote in the English language about Wales and the Welsh people; includes novels, plays, and short stories.


Descents of memory : the life of John Cowper Powys
PR6031 .O867 Z758

A biography of a writer who has been compared to both Dostoevsky and Tolstoy.


Literature, religion and society in Wales, 1660-1730
r BR117 .J46

This book includes chapters about the history of Welsh literature and its authors, the printing and publishing trade, and readership in Wales.


The Celtic breeze : stories of the otherworld from Scotland, Ireland, and Wales
j GR138 .M33 2001

A collection of fairy tales from Wales, Ireland, and Scotland.


The urgency of identity : contemporary English-language poetry from Wales
PR8964 .U74 1994

New poetry from 15 Welsh poets including interviews.


A reader's guide to Dylan Thomas
PR6039 .H52 Z865 1996

Literary criticism on the works of the Welsh poet.


The Oxford companion to the literature of Wales
PB2202 .O94

A comprehensive introduction to Welsh literature from the sixth century to the present in dictionary format.


The Welsh People: Chapters on Their Origin, History and Laws, Language, Literature and Characteristics
r 942.9 R38

This book includes extracts take from the Report of the Royal Commission on Land in Wales and Monmouthshire; includes a chapter on the language and literature of Wales which gives an basic background on the literary history of the Welsh people.


The Idler's Companion
PR6025 .A3173 Z5

Observations and ramblings on the joys and pleasures of country life, by an author recognized as one of the finest writers on rural and country living.


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