File NLW MS 13937B. - George Borrow: Poetry in translation

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NLW MS 13937B.


George Borrow: Poetry in translation


  • [1823x1881] (Creation)

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33 ff. (ff. 10-11 blank) ; 210 x 170 mm.

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Purchased from Messrs Maggs Bros, London, 1941.
ff. 28-33: Purchased from the Rev. D. Creigfryn Jones, St Davids, 1942.

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Translations by George Henry Borrow of a Cornish prose text (ff. 1-4), and of Welsh poetry, including works by Iolo Goch, Deio ab Ieuan Du, Roger Cyffin, Goronwy Owen, Robert Hughes (Robin Ddu yr Ail o Fôn) and Huw Morys, and a translation from Greek of an ode in praise of Rome (f. 4 verso), with notes by Borrow and others.

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  • English

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Versions of some of the items were published in George Borrow, Wild Wales: Its People, Language and Scenery (London, 1862) and Welsh Poems and Ballads, ed. by Ernest Rhys (London, 1915).


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13937B.


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