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First released in 1968, The Dragon has Tongues used to be the 1st book-length research of the English-language literature of Wales. Written through one among Wales’s significant English-language writers of fiction and poetry, it contains chapters facing the paintings of Dylan Thomas, Caradoc Evans, Jack Jones, Gwyn Thomas and Idris Davies, all of whom Glyn Jones knew personally.

This first-hand wisdom of the writers, coupled with the shrewdness of Glyn Jones’s serious reviews, demonstrated The Dragon Has Tongues as a useful examine of this new release of Welsh writers. whilst, it includes Glyn Jones’s personal autobiographical reflections on his existence and literary profession, his loss and rediscovery of the Welsh language, and the cultural shifts which led to the emergence of a particular English-language literature in Wales within the early many years of the 20 th century.

Although a vintage research, The Dragon Has Tongues has lengthy been out-of-print. Tony Brown had the chance to debate the e-book with Glyn Jones earlier than his demise in 1995 and has had entry to Glyn Jones’s personal proposed revisions and to manuscript drafts. this primary paperback version consequently contains a few updating of the textual content and a brand new bibliography.

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