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Highlights in Welsh literature

Bobi Jones

Highlights in Welsh literature

talks with a Prince

by Bobi Jones

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Published by C. Davies in [Swansea] Wales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Welsh literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 122.

    Statement[by] R. M. Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPB2206 .J63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p.
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13531558M
    LC Control Number77850451
    OCLC/WorldCa456881

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Literature Wales is the Welsh national literature promotion agency and society of writers, existing to promote Welsh-language and English-language literature in Wales. It offers bursaries for writing projects, runs literary events and lectures, and provides financial assistance for Highlights in Welsh literature book mentoring and other literary-based ventures.

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