The Arts of Alasdair Gray

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The Arts of Alasdair Gray

edited by Robert Crawford and Thom Nairn

Edinburgh University Press

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Abbreviations ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 8
  • One The Story So Far 10
  • Notes 17
  • Two Alasdair Gray, Visual Artist 22
  • Notes 35
  • Three The Process of Jock McLeish and the Fiction of Alasdair Gray 37
  • Notes 47
  • Four Alasdair Gray and the Postmodern 48
  • Notes 62
  • Five Gray and Glasgow 64
  • Notes 75
  • Six Alasdair Gray and the Condition of Scotland Question 76
  • Notes 88
  • Seven Going Down to Hell is Easy: Lanark, Realism and The Limits of the Imagination 90
  • Notes 107
  • Eight Black Arts: 1982 Janine and Something Leather 108
  • Notes 122
  • Nine How the Laws of Fiction Lie: A Reading of Gray's Shorter Stories 124
  • Notes 135
  • Ten The Necessity of Dragons: Alasdair Gray's Poetry1 136
  • Notes 145
  • Eleven Gray the Dramatist 146
  • Notes 155
  • Twelve Checklists and Unpublished Materials by Alasdair Gray 156
  • About the Contributors 209
  • Index 211
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