MST 2050/SMC 440: Middle Welsh
Bibliography


* = required texts

Language and Grammar:

  • *D. Simon Evans A Grammar of Middle Welsh (Dublin, 1964).
  • J. Strachan An Introduction to Early Welsh (Manchester, 1930).
  • J. Morris-Jones Welsh Grammar (Oxford, 1913).
  • H.Pedersen Vergleichende Grammatik der keltischen Sprachen 2 vols. (Göttingen, 1909).
  • H. Lewis and H.Pedersen A Concise Comparative Celtic Grammar (Göttingen, 1937).
  • K. Jackson Language and History in Early Britain (Edinburgh, 1953).
  • Dictionaries:

  • H. Thomas and M. Evans Y Geiriadur Mawr (Llandybie, 1953).
  • J. Lloyd-Jones Geirfa Barddoniaeth Gynnar Gymraeg (Cardiff, 1931-63) A-Heilic only.
  • Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru (Cardiff, 1950-) in progress, will be finished by 2002.
  • Texts and Translations:

  • *R. L. Thomson (ed) Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet (Dublin, 1957).
  • *D. Thompson (ed) Branwen uerch Lyr (Dublin, 1961).
  • I. Williams (ed) Pedeir Keinc y Mabinogi (Cardiff, 1930).
  • T. and G. Jones (trans) The Mabinogion (London, 1948).
  • P. Ford (trans) The Mabinogion (Berkeley, 1977).
  • *I. Williams and J. Caerwyn Williams (eds) The Poems of Taliesin (Dublin, 1968).
  • I. Williams (ed) Canu Taliesin (Cardiff, 1960).
  • *I. Williams (ed) Canu Llywarch Hen (Cardiff, 1953).
  • P. Ford (ed and trans) The Poetry of Llywarch Hen (Berkeley, 1974).
  • Jenny Rowland (ed) Early Welsh Saga Poetry (Woodbridge, 1990).
  • T. Parry (ed) Gwaith Dafydd ap Gwilym (Cardiff, 1953).
  • R. Bromwich (ed and trans) Dafydd gp Gwilym, Poems (Llandysul, 1982).
  • R. M. Loomis (trans) Dafydd ap Gwilym, the Poems (Binghamton, 1982).
  • A. Conran (trans) The Penguin Book of Welsh Verse (London, 1967).
  • Gwyn Williams (trans) Welsh Poems (London, 1973).
  • History, Criticism, etc.:
  • T. Parry History of Welsh Literature (Oxford, 1955), esp pp 1-98.
  • I. Bell The Development of Welsh Poetry (Oxford, 1936), esp pp 1-36.
  • Gwyn Williams An Introduction to Welsh Poetry (London, 1953), esp pp 1-70.
  • R. Bromwich Medieval Celtic Literature (Toronto, 1974).
  • T. Parry and M. Morgan Llyfryddiaeth Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg (Cardiff, 1976).
  • A Celtic Studies Bibliography for 1983-85 CSANA (Philadelphia, 1987).
  • A Celtic Studies Bibliography for 1986-88 CSANA (n.p., 1990).
  • A. O. H. Jarman and G. Rees Hughes A Guide to Welsh Literature 2 vols. (Swansea, 1976, 1984).
  • H. and N. Chadwick The Growth of Literature (Cambridge, 1932), esp vol I, pp 142-164.
  • R. Bromwich "The Character of the Early Welsh Tradition" in N.Chadwick (ed) Studies in Early British History (Cambridge, 1959), pp 83-136.
  • R. Bromwich Troiedd Ynys Prydein (Cardiff, 1964).
  • N. Chadwick Celtic Britain (London, 1964).
  • N. Chadwick The Celts (London, 1970).
  • M. Dillon and N. Chadwick The Celtic Realms (New York, 1969).
  • I. Williams Lectures on Early Welsh Poetry (Dublin, 1954).
  • I. Williams The Beginnings of Welsh Poetry (Cardiff, 1972).
  • K. Jackson A Celtic Miscellany (London, 1974).
  • K. Jackson Early Celtic Nature Poetry (Cambridge, 1935).
  • W. J. Gruffydd Math uab Mathonwy (Cardiff, 1928).
  • W. J. Gruffydd Rhiannon (Cardiff, 1953).
  • W. J. Gruffydd Folklore and Myth in the Mabinogion (Cardiff, 1958).
  • P. McCana Branwen, Daughter of Llyr (Cardiff, 1958).
  • K. Jackson The International Popular Tale and Early Welsh Tradition (Cardiff, 1961).
  • P. McCana The Mabinogi Writers of Wales (Cardiff, 1977).
  • A. O. H. Jarman The Cynfeirdd Writers of Wales (Cardiff, 1981).
  • A. H. Williams An Introduction to the History of Wales 2 vols (Cardiff, 1962).
  • J. E. Lloyd A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest 3 vols (Oxford, 1939).
  • R. R. Davies The Age of Conquest, Wales 1063-1415 (Oxford, 1987).
  • David Walker Medieval Wales (Cambridge, 1990).
  • A. D. Carr Medieval Wales (London, 1995).