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Who is Alasdair Gray?
Alasdair Gray is a Scottish writer and artist. His most acclaimed work is his first novel, Lanark, published in 1981 and written over a period of almost 30 years. It is now regarded as a classic, and was described by The Guardian as "one of the landmarks of 20th-century fiction." His novel Poor Things won the Whitbread Novel Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize. He describes himself as a civic nationalist and a republican.
- also known as Грей, Аласдер
- born on (81 years ago) in Glasgow
- nationality: Scotland
- profession: Writer, novelist, artist, visual artist
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Dictionary of First Names (1995)
by Iseabail Macleod, Terry Freedman
Alasdair Gray is a modern Scottish ...
by M. Keith Booker
Edwin Morgan, Alasdair Gray, James Kelman (whose winning of the Booker Prize in 1996 triggered a volley of anti-Scottish, class-biased comment), Liz Lochhead, and Tom Leonard contributed powerfully to the cultural climate, which ...
by Robert Andrews
Outside babyhood hardly anyone Alasdair Gray (b.1934)...
by Chris Baldick
The exploitation of typography for special effects is found in *pattern poetry and modern *concrete poetry, and in some experimental prose works like those of the Scottish novelist Alasdair Gray. typology A system of interpretation applied by ...
by Fred Metcalf
Alasdair Gray, erratum slip inserted in Unlikely ...
by Peter Childs, Michael Storry
Alasdair Gray, Scotland's most experimental contemporary novelist, has been followed by such writers as James Kelman, Janice Galloway, William McIlvanney and Agnes Owen. The most well-known recent Anglo-Welsh novelists are Alice ...
by John Ayto
Alasdair Gray Poor Things The career of this once famous soldier began as well as ended under a cloud. with your head in the clouds (ofa person) out of touch with reality; daydreaming. cloven a cloven hoof a symbol or indication of evil.
by Ian Crofton
Alasdair Gray instructed the printers to insert an erratum slip with the following wording: 'This slip has been inserted by mistake.' See also BOOKMARKS. Errol's aik See OAK OF ERROL, THE.
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