Alasdair Gray: Ink for Worlds

Alasdair Gray: Ink for Worlds

by C. Manfredi (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137401779
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/22/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 223
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Jean Berton, Université Toulouse II Le Mirail, France
Sorcha Dallas, Alaisdair Gray Foundation, Scotland
Timothée Dubray, Gymnase de Burier, Switzerland
Rodge Glass, Edge Hill University, UK
Alasdair Gray, Independent Writer and Artist, UK
Scott Hames, University of Stirling, UK
Liliane Louvel, University of Poitiers, France
Hélène Machinal, University of Bretagne Occidentale,
Marie-Odile Pittin-Hedon, Aix-Marseille University, France
Alan Riach, Glasgow University, UK
Kirsten Stirling, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Glyn White, University of Salford, UK

Table of Contents

Introduction; Camille Manfredi PART I: MYTH AND CREATION: ALASDAIR GRAY'S TEXTUAL PURGATORIES 1. Literature against Amnesia; Marie-Odile Pittin-Hédon 2. 'Part of a part which was once the whole': Mephistopheles and the Author Figure in Lanark and Fleck; Kirsten Stirling 3. Figures of Creation in Alasdair Gray's ?Prometheus'; Hélène Machinal 4. Damnation and Hell. Introduction to Versions of Goethe's Faust, Dante's Inferno; Alasdair Gray PART II: THE ART OF SUBVERSION 5. The 'Settlers and Colonists' Affair; Scott Hames 6. A Subversive View of Scotland in the 'Now plays'; Jean Berton 7. Spiraliform Narratives and the Question of Identity in Alasdair Gray's Lanark and 1982, Janine; Timothée Dubray 8. Having the Last Word: Paratextual Framing in the Work of Alasdair Gray and 'Sidney Workman's epilogue' to Old Men in Love (2007); Glyn White PART III: VISIONS AND TROMPE L'OEILS 9. Alasdair Gray: The Literary Vision, or, How to Make Things Seen; Alan Riach 10. The Alasdair Gray Foundation: the Importance of a Visual and Literary Archive; Sorcha Dallas 11. Itching Etchings: Fooling the Eye, or an Anatomy of Gray's Optical Illusions and Intermedial Apparatus; Liliane Louvel Conclusion: Nae new ideas, nae worries! Alasdair Gray 2008-2012; Rodge Glass Index

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