The Gododdin

by Gillian Clarke

Hardcover, 2021

Status

Available

Call number

808

Genres

Publication

Faber & Faber (2021), 144 pages

Description

The first English translation by a poet of one of Britain's oldest cultural treasures, which captures its compelling 'word-music'.

User reviews

LibraryThing member gwernin
Y Gododdin: Britain's Oldest Heroic Poem (Welsh Classics)by A. O. H. Jarman: An excellent edition with Welsh and English on facing pages, this is the one I turn to first of the six versions I have. It includes 116 pages of introduction, a full glossary of Welsh words, and a list of the heroes'
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LibraryThing member aulsmith
The version I had (Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson, editor) has extensive notes and a modern English translation of all the extant texts. However, the texts are so broken up with notes that I would not recommend this edition to people who just want to read the poem.

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

7th-11th Century

Physical description

8.5 inches

ISBN

0571352111 / 9780571352111
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