"An early draft of Traed mewn Cyffion (Feet in Chains), Denbigh, 1936, sent by Kate Roberts (1891-1985) to the novel competition at the National Eisteddfod in Neath in 1934 under its original title Suntur a Chlai (Gravel and Clay) under the Nom de plume ‘Y Foelfran’."

"An early draft of Traed mewn Cyffion (Feet in Chains), Denbigh, sent by Kate Roberts to the novel competition at the National Eisteddfod in Neath in 1934 under its original title Suntur a Chlai (Gravel and Clay) under the Nom de plume ‘Y Foelfran’.

Kate Roberts is to Wales what Thomas Hardy is to the West Country...

Kate Roberts is to Wales what Thomas Hardy is to the West Country.

"Kate Roberts: Letter to Kate Roberts    The first letter written by Saunders Lewis to Kate Roberts on 20 January 1923, voicing his admiration of her work. ‘Will you receive this tribute from one who is correctly addressing you as a mistress in your work….’ Both continued their correspondence for the next sixty years, and over 200 letters have survived."

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Title Kate Roberts  Creator Julian Sheppard  Date ca. 1980  Reference Photo album 4152B  The National Library holds the rights to the digital images and prior permission to reproduce them in any medium must be sought from the Librarian, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, UK, SY23 3BU.

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"A tower in Welsh language writing, Kate Roberts’ 1936 novel Feet in Chains has been re-translated for a new edition, launched at the Eisteddfod this week. The scheduling is no surprise. Where better to launch the iconic Welsh language novel than at the pinnacle of Welsh language culture, which prizes literature so highly." Review on Wales Arts Review August 2012

"A tower in Welsh language writing, Kate Roberts’ 1936 novel Feet in Chains has been re-translated for a new edition, launched at the Eisteddfod this week. The scheduling is no surprise. Where better to launch the iconic Welsh language novel than at the pinnacle of Welsh language culture, which prizes literature so highly." Review on Wales Arts Review August 2012

Katie Gramich takes a look at the unknown, glamorous Kate Roberts  September 17th, 2011

Katie Gramich takes a look at the unknown, glamorous Kate Roberts September 2011

"Kate Roberts: Letter to Cassie Davies discussing presenting her novel"

"Kate Roberts: Letter to Cassie Davies discussing presenting her novel"

"Spanning a 40-year period ending during the First World War, Feet in Chains is a compelling saga of family life in the slate quarries of north Wales, a novel which ranks alongside How Green Was My Valley in the canon of Welsh literature."

"Spanning a period ending during the First World War, Feet in Chains is a compelling saga of family life in the slate quarries of north Wales, a novel which ranks alongside How Green Was My Valley in the canon of Welsh literature.

Kate Roberts's cottage

Five great British country weekends

Looking for a British summer getaway with literary leanings? In a recent travel feature The Guardian suggests heading to Gwynedd, the landscape that inspired the writer Kate Roberts as one of 'Five great British country weekends':

Looking for a British summer getaway with literary leanings? In a recent travel feature The Guardian suggests heading to Gwynedd, the landscape that inspired the writer Kate Roberts as one of 'Five great British country weekends':

James Vilares praises Katie Gramich's new translation of Feet in Chains

Library of Wales at the Eisteddfod 2012

Listed below are some relatively recent English translations of works by Kate Roberts.

Listed below are some relatively recent English translations of works by Kate Roberts.

"Turn-of-the-century novel about a farming family in rural Wales."

"Turn-of-the-century novel about a farming family in rural Wales.

Mae Traed Mewn Cyffion (1936) gan Kate Roberts yn olrhain hanes Jane Gruffydd, ei gŵr Ifan a'u chwech o blant o 1880 hyd y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf. Ceir portread digyfaddawd o fywyd cymunedau chwarelyddol y cyfnod wrth iddynt frwydro yn erbyn caledi ariannol a chymdeithasol, ac o effaith drychinebus y Rhyfel Mawr ar gymuned wledig Gymraeg.

Mae Traed Mewn Cyffion (1936) gan Kate Roberts yn olrhain hanes Jane Gruffydd, ei gŵr Ifan a'u chwech o blant o 1880 hyd y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf. Ceir portread digyfaddawd o fywyd cymunedau chwarelyddol y cyfnod wrth iddynt frwydro yn erbyn caledi ariannol a chymdeithasol, ac o effaith drychinebus y Rhyfel Mawr ar gymuned wledig Gymraeg.

Canolfan Dreftadaeth Cae'r Gors ~ Cartref Dr Kate Roberts

Canolfan Dreftadaeth Cae'r Gors ~ Cartref Dr Kate Roberts

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