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Y Gyfraith yn Ein Llen

This book is a study of how the law has been portrayed by Welsh poets and writers, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The history of Wales is told through images of the law in literature.
Table of Contents:
'Next to the historian. . . ': Identifying the Genre
'Law Fellowship': Law and Penance in the Age of the Princes
'Debate and session': The Poets of the Nobility and the Law
'Cunning in the law': the Courts in Humanist Literature
'Roast the lawyers': Visions of Judgment
'For the men of wicked law': the Law in Ballad and Interlude
'The old law of benam': the Law in the Works of the Radicals
'The golden head of the world's lawyers': Between Radicalism and Nationalism
'Against lord, country and law': Literature, Law and Protest
Author Biography:
Gwynedd Parry is an academic at Swansea University, and a barrister. In 2010 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and in 2018 was elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales.
Further Information:
1. An up-to-date study of how the law has been portrayed by Welsh poets and writers
2. A book which traces the history of law in Wales through the medium of Welsh literature, from the middle ages to the twenty-first century
3. A volume which tells the story of Welsh literature through the eyes of the lawyer.

Author: R. Gwynedd Parry

Language: Welsh

Number of Pages: 304

Release Date: June 2019