Grains of Sand - The Lake District Novels of Melvyn Bragg by John Shapcott
Grains of Sand - The Lake District Novels of Melvyn Bragg by John Shapcott.
also called Grains of Sand: Melvyn Bragg's Cumbrian Novels
Author: John Shapcott
Includes an afterword by Melvyn Bragg.
- Paperback : 320 pages
- Publisher : Churnet Valley Books (30 May 2014)
- Language : English
- Format : 23.6cm x 15.6cm
- Illustrations : Includes colour photographs
This books published in 2014 discusses Melvyn Braggs novels as part of a British literary tradition starting with the Romantic poets onto D.H. Lawrence and Bennett. moving to the post-war years and the work of Alan Sillitoe and Raymond Williams. In paralell the author John Shapcott discusses Bragg reaching out in other cultural mediums such as cinema, and in the modern contemporary American novel.
Published by Churnet Valley Books.
This book is the first in dept critique of Melvyn Bragg's importance as a novelist writing about the regions.