Professor Robert Jones FBA

English Language and Literature

Elected 1993

UK Fellow
1929
2017
1993
FBA
Literature, Modern languages

was professor of Welsh language and literature at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth from 1980 to 1989. Since his retirement he has been working on his website which now consists of 20 volumes. He has researched in Welsh Literature and Linguistics, graduating MA, PhD, DLitt, in the University of Wales, and won the Book of the Year Arts Council Prize on six occasions for poetry, narrative and literary criticism. He became Fellow of the Academy in 1983, and President of Yr Academi Gymreig (Welsh Academy of Letters) since 2010.

Current post

Emeritus Professor and Head of Department, Welsh Language and Literature, University of Wales

Past appointments

University of Wales, Aberystwyth Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Professor of Welsh Language and Literature

Jan 1965 - Jan 1989

University of Wales, Aberystwyth Lecturer in Education

Jan 1956 - Jan 1965

Publications

Cyfriniaeth Gymraeg 1994

Ysbryd y Cwlwm 1998

Tair Rhamant Arthuraidd 1998

Mawl i Gyfeillion 2000

Beirniadaeth Gyfansawdd 2000

Meddwl y Gynghanedd 2005

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