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Sillitoe

(ˈsɪlɪtəʊ)
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(Biography) Alan. 1928–2010, British novelist. His best-known works include Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1958) and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1959)
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Nottingham's bid, called "Breaking the Frame", emphasises the city's rich cultural history, citing figures such as Robin Hood, writers DH Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe, and fashion designer Paul Smith.
He examines themes like proletarian subjectivity, female desire and lived experience, proletarian flight from work and the blurring between work and non-work, and social marginality and madness in works by Alan Sillitoe, David Storey, Nell Dunn, Pat Barker, James Kelman, Irvine Welsh, Monica Ali, and Joanna Kavenna.
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by Alan Sillitoe ( WH Allen, 1958) Reading this first when I was 13 (I grew up in Coventry and the novel is set in Nottingham) it seemed to me that this book was the first time I could recognise the world around me being reflected in the world of a novel.
In the novels and plays written by authors such as John Osborne, Thomas Hinde, and Alan Sillitoe we find language being used as the primary way of expressing uncertainty concerning masculine gender roles and responsibilities, namely the confusion over how those roles and responsibilities should be defined.
Based on the novel The General by Alan Sillitoe, it co-starred Maximilian Schell, Anton Diffring and Leslie Nielsen.
Also, Alan Sillitoe passed away only two months after the movie "The Robber" premiered in Austria.
The Crookes' mutual love of D H Lawrence, Evelyn Waugh and Alan Sillitoe inform their kitchen sink tales of broken hearts and bloodied knees, which are set against a backdrop of '50s rock'n'roll and '80s indie classicism.
Take Alan Sillitoe, add Jarvis Cocker with more hard-won wisdom, a vodka cocktail and unquenchable romantic hopes and you've got Garvey.
THE LONLINESS OF THE LONG-DISTANCE RUNNER by Alan Sillitoe (HARPER PERENNIAL, 7.
Fresh from graduation, he landed a lead role in a film adaptation of Alan Sillitoe book, The Ragman's Daughter.
A PROLIFIC playwright, novelist and social critic, no-one captured the plight of the working class quite like Alan Sillitoe.