File NLW MS 22723D - Llythyrau at Saunders Lewis,

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NLW MS 22723D


Llythyrau at Saunders Lewis,


  • 1923-1983 / (Creation)

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189 ff. Guarded and filed.

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Seventy-three letters in Welsh, 1923-83, from the novelist and short-story writer Kate Roberts to Saunders Lewis, reflecting the growth of Kate Roberts as a writer and the early recognition and constant encouragement shown to her in her literary career by Saunders Lewis. Other matters discussed include the activities of the Welsh Nationalist Party mainly before 1945 and the state of Welsh literature in general during the period of the correspondence.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

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The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wals, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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The letters, together with the other half of the correspondence (for these see the NLW typescript catalogue Papurau Kate Roberts I (1990)), have been published in Ifans, Dafydd (ed.): Annwyl Kate, Annwyl Saunders ... (Aberystwyth, 1992).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22723D

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  • Text: NLW MS 22723D.