|Nifer y tudalennau||24|
|Cyfnodolyn||International Journal of Welsh Writing in English|
|Rhif y cyfnodolyn||1|
|Dangosyddion eitem ddigidol (DOIs)|
|Statws||Cyhoeddwyd - 01 Ebr 2017|
The work of the dramatist, politician and critic Saunders Lewis has elicited more interpretation in English than that of any other Welsh-language writer. This essay traces Lewis’s dissemination for an English-language readership from the 1940s until the present under three broadly chronological headings. Initially lionised, Lewis was adopted until the 1970s as a magus figure in both nationalism and the language movement. By the late 1970s, however, his conservative politics, including accusations of anti-Semitism and what was perceived as a less than enlightened attitude towards women and the urban working classes, saw him fall into disfavour. The essay concludes with the assertion that Lewis now occupies two discursive territories: as a man of faith removed from temporal concerns and, more tellingly, as a paradigm for Welsh writers in English from David Jones to Emyr Humphreys and R.S. Thomas.
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- 'For those who do not know': The Translation, Transmission and Reception of Saunders Lewis in English
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