Idiom of Dissent, The

Idiom of Dissent, The

By: T. Robin Chapman (editor)Paperback

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A collection of essays by new and established academics and representatives of the media & politics which show how protest in twentieth century Wales can be read as cultural history. Topics include the suffragettes, nationalism, campaign for Welsh broadcasting, peace movements, Greenham and its legacy, the parliament for Wales campaign, and Anglo-Welsh poetry.

About Author

Editor T.Robin Chapman lectures in Welsh in the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He has published extensively on the twentieth century in both English and Welsh, and is currently worling on the first full biography of the dramatist, critic and founder of Plaid Cymru, Saunders Lewis.


pg vii:- FOREWORD BY DAFYDD ELIS-THOMAS pg ix:- Preface pg 1:- Women Versus 'The Peopl': Language, Nation and Citisenship, 1906- 11 by Ursula Masson pg 24:- Theism's Last Hurrah: Saunders Lewis's Caernarfon Court Speech of 1936 by T. Robin Chapman pg 43:- Waldo Williams, 'In Two Fields', and the 38th parallel by Damian Walford Davies pg 75 :- Framing Wales: The Parliment for Wales Campaign, 1950-1056 by Emily Charette pg 97 :- Greenham and its legecy - The women's peace movement in Wales in the 1980s by Avril Rolph pg 123 :- Devolution: A view from the right by Nick Bourne pg 139 :- The Idioms of Race: The 'Racist Nationalist' in Wales as Bogeyman by Simon Brooks pg 166 :- Notes on Contributors

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781843235903
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781843235903
  • ISBN10: 1843235900

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