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Celtic literature:see Breton literatureBreton literature
, in the Celtic language of Brittany. Although there are numerous allusions in other literatures of the 12th to 14th cent. to the "matter of Brittany," which includes the stories of Tristan and King Arthur, no Breton texts remain from this period.
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The literature of the Celtic language of Cornwall, which has been spoken only by bilingual speakers since the late 18th cent. The surviving pre-1800 literature consists largely of a few miracle plays, mostly of the 15th cent.
..... Click the link for more information. ; Gaelic literatureGaelic literature,
literature in the native tongue of Ireland and Scotland. Since Scots Gaelic became separate from Irish Gaelic only in the 17th cent., the literature is conventionally divided into Old Irish (before 900), Middle Irish (until 1350), Late Middle or Early Modern
..... Click the link for more information. ; Welsh literatureWelsh literature,
literary writings in the Welsh language. Early Works
The earliest Welsh literature is preserved in about half a dozen manuscripts written with one exception after the 12th cent.
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