by Michael Harvey
This is the twenty-second contribution to our Welsh Keywords series – inspired by Raymond Williams’ Keywords – which offers contemporary perspectives on contested meanings of words in Welsh and how these shifting meanings continue to shape our society.
The word chwedl in its various forms covers every type of narrative utterance including the very act of speaking itself, as well as gossip, folktales and stories from the Mabinogi.Sign in to read more
Michael Harvey has been a storyteller for over twenty years, travelling all over Wales and the world working in education, community and performance settings. He is a Major Creative Wales Award winner and took part in the 3rd Labo experimental storytelling group at La Maison du Conte in Paris. www.michaelharvey.org