Lanark at 30 – a novel collection

One of Gray's notebooks containing draft of 'Lanark', Special Collections MS Gen 1595

Our collection of Alasdair Gray’s handwritten drafts and original artwork for his novel ‘Lanark’ appear in a new online slideshow celebrating the 30th anniversary of its publication in February 1981. Filmed by the BBC, it features commentary by Gray talking about the influence of Glasgow in the book’s creation, described as ‘one of the greatest Scottish novels ever written’.

See more details about the Lanark Papers of Alasdair Gray in Special Collections and our other holdings relating to Language and Literature.



Categories: Special Collections

Tags: , , , , , ,

2 replies

Trackbacks

  1. Special Collections Blog Archive « University of Glasgow Library
  2. Cooking up a story – new Level 12 display « University of Glasgow Library

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,627 other followers

%d bloggers like this: