O’r ddrama gymdeithasol i’r pasiant: theatr yn y gyfnewidfa ddiwylliannol rhwng Cymru a gogledd-ddwyrain India


O’r ddrama gymdeithasol i’r pasiant: theatr yn y gyfnewidfa ddiwylliannol rhwng Cymru a gogledd-ddwyrain India
Lisa Lewis

Mae’r erthygl hon yn defnyddio theatr fel modd i fewnsyllu ar gyfnewidfa ddiwylliannol Cymru a Bryniau Casia a Jaiñtia a wreiddir yn hanes Cenhadaeth Dramor y Methodistaid Calfinaidd Cymreig yng ngogledd-ddwyrain India rhwng 1841 ac 1969. Gan ganolbwyntio ar ddramâu Casi o’r cyfnod trefedigaethol yn ogystal ag enghraifft o berfformiad cenhadol a lwyfannwyd yng Nghymru yn 1929, cwestiynir i ba raddau y dylanwadodd canfyddiadau’r Cymry o theatr a’r ddrama ar berfformio brodorol Bryniau Casia, ac yn yr un modd, i ba raddau y dylanwadodd canfyddiad y cenhadon o India ar y syniad a’r gynrychiolaeth o’r wlad honno mewn portreadau perfformiadol ohoni yng Nghymru.


Cyfeiriad:

 
  	Lisa Lewis, ‘O’r ddrama gymdeithasol i’r pasiant: theatr yn y gyfnewidfa ddiwylliannol rhwng Cymru a gogledd-ddwyrain India’, Gwerddon, 29, Hydref 2019, 28–58.
   

Allweddeiriau

 
    Bryniau Casia, Casi, Khasi, India, cenhadon.
    

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