Gwlad yr Asyn a’r golwg deublyg: diffinio’r ddrama ôl-drefedigaethol Gymreig


Gwlad yr Asyn a’r golwg deublyg: diffinio’r ddrama ôl-drefedigaethol Gymreig

Wyn Mason

Trafoda’r erthygl gwestiynau a gododd yn sgil llunio Gwlad yr Asyn, sef drama lwyfan ar ffurf monolog. Cafodd y ddrama ei hysgrifennu fel ymateb gwrthimperialaidd Cymreig i destun canonaidd Shakespeare, The Tempest. Yn gyntaf, ystyria’r erthygl  y diffyg traddodiad a geir yng Nghymru o ysgrifennu dramâu gwrthddisgwrs Shakespearaidd o safbwynt Cymreig, cyn canolbwyntio ar y cwestiwn, ‘beth a ddylai nodweddu’r ddrama ôl- drefedigaethol Gymreig?’. Dadleua y dylai gyfleu ‘golwg deublyg’, hynny yw, cydnabod bod gan Gymru etifeddiaeth o ddwy ochr y rhaniad imperialaidd: gwlad a gafodd ei gwladychu ond sydd hefyd wedi gwladychu.


Cyfeiriad:

 
  	Wyn Mason, ‘Gwlad yr Asyn a’r golwg deublyg: diffinio’r ddrama ôl-drefedigaethol Gymreig’, Gwerddon, 31, Hydref 2020, 31-58
   

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    Gwlad yr Asyn, drama, ôl-drefedigaethol, Shakespeare, ysgrifennu creadigol.
    

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