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Thomas Gwynn Jones

(1871—1949) poet and scholar


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(1871–1949), Welsh-language poet and author: b. nr Betws-yn-rhos; works on Yr Herald Gymraeg in Caernarfon 1898; works in National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 1909; lecturer in Welsh University College of Wales, Aberystwyth 1913, Professor of Welsh 1919–39; inspired by Bardsey; lives in Aberystwyth 1909–49 and is buried there. Gwlad y Gän a Chaniadau Eraill (The Land of Song and Other Poems) 1902, ‘Ymadawiad Arthur’ (The Passing of Arthur) 1902, ‘Gwlad y Bryniau’ (Land of the Hills) 1909, Detholiad o Ganiadau (An Anthology of Poems) 1926 .

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

Subjects: Literature.


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