The Arts of Alasdair Gray

The Arts of Alasdair Gray

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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.
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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 138.7 x 213.4 x 14.5mm | 326.59g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748602941
  • 9780748602940

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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the necessity of dragons - Alasdair Gray's poetry, Thom Nairn; Gray the dramatist, David Hutchison; checklists and unpublished materials by Alasdair Gray, Bruce Charlton.
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