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‘Pe Gallwn, Mi Luniwn Lythyr’

Golwg ar Waith Menna Elfyn

Author(s): Rhiannon Marks

Language: Welsh

Series: Y Meddwl a'r Dychymyg Cymreig

  • October 2013 · 288pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Paperback - 9780708326749
  • · eBook - epub - 9781783165834
  • · eBook - mobi - 9781783165841
  • · eBook - pdf - 9780708326763

About The Book

This experimental volume of literary criticism offers various interpretations of the work of the poet Menna Elfyn, and gives an outline of our relationship with literature and our reading habits. It is an attempt to provide a fresh interpretation of the work by experimenting for the first time in Welsh with the epistolary method of criticism, through a series of fictional letters. This is also the first extended study of Menna Elfyn’s poetry: addressed to the poet’s work in particular, but also looking at contemporary issues such as interpretation, performance and the marketing of literature in contemporary Wales. Academic practices are vigorously challenged by walking the line between ‘fact’ and ‘fiction’ to create a multi-vocal and readable criticism reflecting the complex and multifaceted nature of the reading process.

Contents

Diolchiadau Rhagair Cyflwyniad Yr Ohebiaeth Ol-Nodyn

About the Author(s)

Rhiannon Marks

Daw Rhiannon Marks yn wreiddiol o Gil-y-Cwm, Sir Gâr, ac fe’i haddysgwyd ym Mhrifysgol Aberystwyth a Choleg Iesu, Rhydychen. Mae’n ddarlithydd yn Ysgol y Gymraeg, Prifysgol Caerdydd, ac yn arbenigo mewn llenyddiaeth gyfoes a theori lenyddol. Enillodd ei chyfrol academaidd gyntaf, ‘Pe Gallwn, Mi Luniwn Lythyr’: Golwg ar Waith Menna Elfyn Wobr Goffa Syr Ellis Griffith yn 2015.

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