Paper $40.00 ISBN: 9780708324899 Published July 2012 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

Welsh Responses to the French Revolution

Press and Public Discourse, 1789-1802

Marion Löffler

Marion Löffler

Distributed for University of Wales Press

332 pages | 4 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 2012
Paper $40.00 ISBN: 9780708324899 Published July 2012 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

The French Revolution inflamed public opinion in Wales just as it did throughout the world. Welsh Responses to the French Revolution delves into the mass of periodical and serial literature published in Wales between 1789 and 1802 to reveal the range of radical, loyalist, and patriotic Welsh responses to the Revolution and the Revolutionary Wars. This anthology presents an English-language selection of poetry and prose published in the annual Welsh almanacs, the English provincial newspapers published close to Wales’s border, and the three radical Welsh periodicals of the mid-1790s, all alongside the original Welsh texts. An insightful introduction gives much-needed context to the selections by sketching out the printing culture of Wales, analyzing its public discourse, and interpreting the Welsh voices in their British political context.

Contents
List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Editorial Principles
Introduction

1. Welsh almanacs
2. The Hereford Journal
3. The Shrewsbury Chronicle
4. The Salopian Journal
5. The Chester Chronicle
6. Adam’s Weekly Courant
7. Cylch-grawn Cynmraeg
8. Y Drysorfa Gymmysgedig
9. Y Geirgrawn

Select Bibliography
Regular Bardic Names of Welsh Poets and Authors
Index
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