Ekphrastic Insets in Welsh-Language Fiction 1992-2016: An Overview

Aleksander Bednarski


Compared with Anglophone literatures, Welsh-language fiction has to date received little attention in the context of the rapidly developing intermedial and interart studies. The purpose of the article is to provide a preliminary mapping of pictorial insets in Welsh-language fiction in the period 1992-2016. The novels considered in the article include some of the milestones in the development of Welsh fiction and provide a representative sample of the literary production from the period in question. The article identifies and lists the sources of ekphrastic insets scattered throughout the texts, grouping them into descriptive ekphrases, references, pictorial models and spatio-contextual ekphrases.


Welsh-language fiction, ekphrasis, interart studies, intermedial studies, Welsh literature

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/lsmll.2020.44.2.27-39
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