Mabinogion Revisited, The [The Essay]

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01An Introduction to the Mabinogion20161114

Professor Sioned Davies introduces the early medieval Welsh tales of the Mabinogion.

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02James Hawes20161115

Author James Hawes discusses what the Mabinogion can teach us about storytelling.

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03Gwyneth Lewis on the Tale of Blodeuwedd20161116

Gwyneth Lewis reflects on the tale of Blodeuwedd: a woman conjured entirely of flowers.

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04Jon Gower on the Role of Nature20161117

What the Mabinogion stories can teach us about the role of nature in the Celtic mind.

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05Horatio Clare on Lludd and Llefelys20161118

Horatio Clare discusses the 12th-century tale of Lludd and Llefelys from the Mabinogion.

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