Initiatives and Resources based at CREW
Archives and Resources:
An Online Bibliography of Welsh-English Literary Translation (AHRB funded project)
The Raymond Williams Papers
An extensive collection of the papers of the distinguished cultural critic and writer, Raymond Williams (1921-88) were deposited at CREW in the Summer of 2007.
The Richard Burton Archive
This extensive archive includes the Richard Burton Diaries, currently being prepared for publication.
The Ron Berry Papers
The manuscript papers of one of the South Wales’s coalfield’s most original and remarkable fiction writers.
The Alun Richards Papers
The manuscript papers and film records of one of the most prolific, versatile and accomplished of Wales’s post-war writers, whose popular reputation was established through the scripting of such television series as The Onedin Line.
The Archive of Welsh English: David Parry SAWD Archive
The Archive of Welsh English, also known as the David Parry SAWD Archive, is a unique collection of audio recordings, transcriptions, and dissertations housed in the Department of English at UWS. The British Library holds a copy of this archive.
Further reading in Welsh Writing in English
The Annotated Bibliography of the Anglo-Welsh Short Story
A bibliography of short stories compiled by Sally Roberts Jones
Publications, Conferences and Other Projects
The Library of Wales
The Library of Wales is a Welsh Assembly Government initiative intended to promote the English-language literature of Wales by bringing back into print and sustaining the publication of classic works.
The Welsh Academy Encyclopaedia of Wales
A major reference work edited by John Davies, Nigel Jenkins (CREW Associate), Menna Baines, & Peredur I. Lynch
CREW Monograph Series: Writing Wales in English
A series of scholarly critical works.
The Dillwyn Project
A series of interdisciplinary initiatives based on the literary, scientific and cultural legacy of various members of the Dillwyn family, including Amy Dillwyn (novelist), John Dillwyn Llewelyn (photographic pioneer and scientist) and Lewis Llewelyn Dillwyn (Liberal politician and 'Father of the House of Commons').
CREW organises a rolling series of conferences.
Other projects and initiatives include:
Links with Cultural Organizations