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Feet in chains a novel by Roberts, Kate

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Published by John Jones Cardiff Ltd in Cardiff .
Written in English



  • Wales


  • Wales -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of Traed mewn cyffion.

Statementby Kate Roberts ; translated from the original Welsh by Idwal Walters and John Idris Jones.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.R542624 Fe, PB2298.R63 Fe
The Physical Object
Pagination133 p. ;
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4278241M
ISBN 100902375237
LC Control Number78304060

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Feet in Chains is her masterpiece. Katie Gramich's translation does justice to the austere beauty of Roberts’s style and takes the reader into the heart of a different culture, a different world. Prof. Katie Gramich is a Reader in English Literature at Cardiff University. The significance is that for a novel starting with a prayer meeting, Feet in Chains offers very little in terms of spiritual life whatsoever. (Saunders Lewis branded an early draft a ‘failure’ precisely because it made this decision). Kate Roberts was one of the foremost Welsh-language authors of the twentieth century. Known as Brenhines ein llên ("The queen of our literature"), she is known mainly for her short stories, but she also wrote novels. Roberts was also a prominent Welsh nationalist/5. Sep 05,  · The children are described as the ones whose 'feet are in chains' because of the circumstances of their environment, of the slate mines and quarries. The book is quite short, but so much is packed in I couldn't put it down and recommend it /5(13).

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Apr 08,  · Book review: Feet In Chains. Most of the other books there were standard supermarket fare and didn’t appeal. I suppose the fact that it wasn’t ‘a something’ is a bad way to choose, but as myself and my friend had come unprepared for a long stay, it had to do. To be fair, I am interested in Welsh history, and as this is a. Double Loop Chain is a versatile non-welded chain Double Loop Chain is a versatile non-welded chain that combines flexibility and strength. This general utility chain is ideal for a wide variety of uses such as animal restraints gates porch swings playground gymnasium padlock chains boat chains . Of the novels that Roberts wrote, perhaps the most famous was Traed mewn cyffion (Feet in Chains) (), which reflected the hard life of a slate-quarrying family. In she published Y lôn wen, a volume of vanbuskirkphotos.com: 13 February , Rhosgadfan, Caernarfonshire, . Feet in chains. [Kate Roberts; Katie Gramich] -- "In the pages of this classic novel, the passionate and headstrong Jane grows up and grows old, struggling to raise a family of six children on the pittance earned by her slate-quarrying.