File A3/5 - The dragon has two tongues

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The dragon has two tongues


  • 1964-1973, 1980, 1985 (Creation)

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2 folders (3.5 cm.)

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The file comprises correspondence, 1964-1971, including draft letters by Glyn Jones, relating to The dragon has two tongues (London, 1968), mostly from the literary agents, Laurence Pollinger Ltd, and publishers, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, and includes letters from Brynmor Jones (4), Gerald Morgan, Gwyn Thomas, Maxwell Fraser, Gwyn Jones (2), Keidrych Rhys, D. Gwenallt Jones, Roland Mathias (4), Meic Stephens, Richard Morris Jones, Alun R. Jones, editor Mabon (copy), Ron Berry, A. G. Prys-Jones (2), W. C. Elvet Thomas, Bryn Griffiths, and Elwyn Davies. A number of letters concern permission to quote from the works of writers featured in the book and the Welsh Arts Council prize awarded to Glyn Jones for the work; some letters contain references to The Island of Apples. -- Also included are royalty statements and other related papers including manuscript drafts of sections of the essay on Dylan Thomas, and a hand-painted design by Glyn Jones for the dust jacket. In addition, the file contains a programme of the Theatr Clwyd Company production 'My People', 1980, based on Caradoc Evans's short stories, which includes an extract from The dragon has two tongues; and printed notes regarding the television series 'The dragon has two tongues', 1985.

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Cuttings of reviews of The dragon has two tongues, 1968-1969, are included in A11/8. Drafts and notes for the book are in NLW MSS 20717-20718C.

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Preferred citation: A3/5

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  • Text: A3/5 (6).