Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1595/1/13
Title: Lanark: A life in four books.
Date of Creation: Between 1952 and 1976
Place of Creation: Glasgow, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1595/1
Content: Lanark, book 2. Draft entitled chapter 13, a new channel. This however appears to be an early draft of chapter 21, book 2, The Tree. The basic story line is similar but the narrative does differ significantly. Throughout the draft there are several changes made to the text and also drawings. On the front cover of the book is an excellent sketch, probably of the Elite café featured in Lanark with the characters seated round a table.
Physical Description: 16 p. 32x27cm
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Notebook
Bibliography: The arts of Alasdair Gray, edited by Robert Crawford and Tom Nairn (Edinburgh, 1991)
Accession Number: 4482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Alasdair James Gray b 1934
Scottish artist and writer. Studied at Glasgow School of Art (Diploma in mural painting and design). Worked as a teacher, mural painter, illustrator and playwright. …
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