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Concepts of Prydeindod (Britishness) in 18th century Anglo-Welsh Writing; with special reference to the works of Lewis Morris, Evan Evans, and Edward Williams

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This thesis presents an analysis of the English-language work of three Welsh writers during the eighteenth century, spanning the period of the 1750s to 1794. During this period, the British state consolidated its power following the last of the significant internal uprisings in 1745, and attempted to create a British nation with internal unity. Such a unity entailed a renegotiation of older national identities as subjects attempted to partake of multiple identities simultaneously. In Wales...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
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English Faculty
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Trinity College
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Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK

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