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‘The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales’ in Sian Echard and Robert Rouse, eds., The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain / Geraint Evans

The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain, eds. Sian Echard and Robert Rouse

Swansea University Author: Geraint Evans

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The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales is an anthology of medieval Welsh texts which was first published in London between 1801 and 1807. Many of these texts had not previously appeared in printed editions and the publication of the Archaiology was one of the founding steps in the creation of a canon of...

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Published in: The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain, eds. Sian Echard and Robert Rouse
ISBN: 978-1-118-39698-8
Published: Oxford Wiley Blackwell 2017
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa36319
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Abstract: The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales is an anthology of medieval Welsh texts which was first published in London between 1801 and 1807. Many of these texts had not previously appeared in printed editions and the publication of the Archaiology was one of the founding steps in the creation of a canon of medieval Welsh literature.
Keywords: Welsh literature; Medieval literature; medievalism; nationalism; manuscripts and source studies; Dafydd ap Gwilym; Geoffrey of Monmouth; Mabinogion.
College: College of Arts and Humanities