Book launch and readings
The Old Red Tongue
an anthology of Welsh literature
Lesser Used Languages of Europe Series Volume Eight
with Meic Stephens and Gwyn Griffiths, Professor Dafydd Johnston, Robat Gruffudd, Elin ap Hywel, Meleri Wyn James and Helen Hopkins
7.00pm, Wednesday 21 June 2017
Medina Restaurant, 10 Market St, Aberystwyth SY23 1D
The Old Red Tongue is a major anthology of over 300 texts – poems, plays, memoirs, essays, extracts from novels and short stories, hymns, eulogies, elegies, medieval prose, political and theological commentaries – from nearly 200 writers covering every period from the 6th century to the present day.
The Old Red Tongue introduces the English reader to the riches of Welsh literature, one of the oldest in Europe. A unique work in scale and variety, this anthology is also an invaluable resource for Welsh speakers, learners and students.
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