Twentieth-Century Women’s Writing in Wales

Land, Gender, Belonging

Katie Gramich

Twentieth-Century Women’s Writing in Wales

Katie Gramich

Distributed for University of Wales Press

224 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 | © 2007
Paper $20.00 ISBN: 9780708320860 Published November 2007 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
A comprehensive collection that includes over seventy Welsh-language and English-language writers, Twentieth-Century Women’s Writing in Wales traces the history of Welsh women’s writing over the past century. Covering forms as diverse as the novel, drama, travel writing, creative journalism, and contemporary poetry, this volume provides an important complement and corrective to current works of Welsh literary history that focus primarily on male authors, examining how Wales is conceived in literary works as a place in which both Welshness and womanhood can be lived and performed.



1.      Sacred Place: 1900-1920

2.      Fallen Place:1921-1945

3.      Awakening Place: 1946-1977

4.      Feminist Place: 1978-1996

5.      Hybrid Place: 1997-2005





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