Gwaith Madog Dwygraig

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dc.contributor.author Edwards, Huw Meirion
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-24T10:29:52Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-24T10:29:52Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Edwards , H M 2007 , Gwaith Madog Dwygraig . Canolfan Uwchefrydiau Cymreig a Cheltaidd Prifysgol Cymru . en
dc.identifier.isbn 0947531874
dc.identifier.other PURE: 86410
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1231
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/1231
dc.identifier.uri http://www.wales.ac.uk/defaultpage.asp?page=E4001&PubID=292 en
dc.description Edwards, Huw, Gwaith Madog Dwygraig (Canolfan Uwchefrydiau Cymreig a Cheltaidd Prifysgol Cymru, 2007) en
dc.description.abstract The Penllyn poet Madog Dwygraig flourished during the second half of the fourteenth century. In addition to odes of praise and elegy and profound religious and confessional poems, he produced a large body of irreverent satirical work, which makes him one of the most important poets in the Welsh satirical tradition. He mocked, among others, minstrels, an old hag and a weaver, and he composed two notable odes of a more narrative nature. In one of these – a bold parody of Myrddin’s Afallennau (Apple-trees) – he curses a girl who plundered his apple-tree, and in the other he mocks a calf given to the poet as a gift. Madog turned in the same circles as Iolo Goch, and although none of the poems preserved in the Red Book of Hergest are in the cywydd metre, his ingenuity, humour and love of narrative echo the entertaining poetry of the early Cywyddwyr. en
dc.language.iso cym
dc.publisher Canolfan Uwchefrydiau Cymreig a Cheltaidd Prifysgol Cymru
dc.title Gwaith Madog Dwygraig en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Book en
dc.contributor.institution Department of Welsh en


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