The Arts of Alasdair Gray
An examination of the artistic achievements of Scottish post-modernist Alasdair Gray, artist, poet, playwright, publisher and author of "Lanark". Concentrating principally on his fiction, the text relates his major writings to his work as a visual artist.
- Paperback | 200 pages
- 138.7 x 213.4 x 14.5mm | 326.59g
- 29 Oct 1991
- EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Table of contents
The story so far, Bruce Charlton; Alasdair Gray, visual artist, Cordelia Oliver; the process of Jock McLeish and the fiction of Alasdair Gray, Marshall Walker; Alasdair Gray and the post-modern, Randall Stevenson; Gray and Glasgow, Edwin Morgan; Alasdair Gray and the condition of Scotland question, Christopher Harvie; going down to hell is easy - "Lanark", realism and the limits literature; black arts - "1982 Janine" and "Something Leather", S.J.Boyd; how the laws of fiction lie - a reading of Gray's shorter stories, Anne Varty; the necessity of dragons - Alasdair Gray's poetry, Thom Nairn; Gray the dramatist, David Hutchison; checklists and unpublished materials by Alasdair Gray, Bruce Charlton.