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William John Gruffydd

(1881—1954) Welsh writer and university teacher


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(1881–1954), Welsh-language poet and author: b. Bethel; educ. Caernarfon and Oxford (Jesus College); assistant lecturer in Welsh at Cardiff (University College) 1906–15, Professor 1918–46; retires to Caernarfon; buried nr Bethel. Telynegion (with R. Silyn Roberts) 1900, Caneuon a Cherddi 1906, History of Welsh Literature (1450–1600) 1922, Ynys yr Hud 1923, History of Welsh Prose (1540–1660) 1926, Y Flodeugerdd Gymraeg (anthology) 1931, Caniadau 1932, Hen Atgofion (Old Memories) 1936, Y Llenor (ed.) 1922–51 .

From The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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