Discusses the aesthetic in the context of the politics of marginal communities. This involves the comparison of articles written by Welsh author and poet, Twm Morys, and two Czech authors, Bouhmil Hrabal and Vaclav Havel.
Dr Sioned Puw Rowlands is Director of Welsh Literature Abroad at the Meractor centre in Aberystwyth. She is the author of Byd y Nofelydd (2003) and was co-editor of Welsh journal Tu Chwith between 1996 and 1999. She has also edited Czech translations of Welsh-language fiction.