The Gwyneth Lewis Collection

1.1 Reference code: 
1.3 Dates: 
2008 - 2015
1.5 Extent and media: 
3 boxes
2.1 Creator: 
Gwyneth Lewis
2.2 Administrative History: 
Gwyneth Lewis was born in Cardiff in 1959 and grew up in a Welsh-speaking family. She studied English literature at Cambridge and creative writing at Columbia and Harvard, before achieving a DPhil on the Welsh antiquarian and forger Iolo Morganwg from Balliol College, Oxford. She has worked as a journalist and as director and producer with the BBC. Lewis has published eight books of poetry in English and Welsh as well two non-fiction books on depression and marriage. She has also written the librettos of two chamber orchestras for children, an oratorio, and two radio plays for BBC Radio 4. Lewis was Wales' National Poet from 2005-2006. Her adaptation of Aeschylus' 'Oresteia', 'Clytemnestra', was produced in 2012. The collection held at the APGRD contains several annotated drafts of 'Clytemnestra', as well as personal notes, emails, press cuttings, media plans and posters, all donated to the APGRD by Gwyneth Lewis.
2.3 Archival History: 
Series: Clytemnestra (Prod.ID 13013) Donated by Gwyneth Lewis to the APGRD in 2016
3.1 Scope and Content: 
Draft scripts, personal notes, emails, press cuttings, media plans, posters.
4.3 Languages and Scripts: 
English / Welsh



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