Cunninghame Graham


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Cunninghame Graham

(ˈkʌnɪŋəm ˈɡreɪəm)
n
(Biography) R(obert) B(ontine). 1852–1936, Scottish traveller, writer, and politician, noted for his essays and short stories: first president (1928) of the Scottish Nationalist Party
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Born in London in 1852, Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham was an enthusiastic devotee of Scottish patriot William Wallace.
The Observer said the counting of votes in Stirling took three hours, and added:'Very little interest seemed to be displayed in the matter so far as the public was concerned and crowd around the entrance to the County Buildings did not number much more than 150.' InWest Stirling, Coalition Unionist Mr Harry Hope took the seat , DEFEATINGT Johnston (Labour) and the Liberal candidate Robert B Cunninghame Graham.
He was out of the same broad nationalist and socialist movement that gave us not only Hardie but also John MacLean, Jimmy Maxton and the ILP and in ex-Labour MP RB Cunninghame Graham the first president of the newly formed SNP in 1934.
Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham was a Liberal MP who became the first president of the Scottish Labour Party and, later, the SNP.
Twelve years after Conrad's death, Aime Felix Tschiffely (1895-1954), adventurer and author, selected and wrote an introduction to Rodeo, a collection of stories by Conrad's fellow writer Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham (1852-1936).
The most direct homage to Whistler in the Glasgow exhibition was Lavery's 1893 portrait of that colourful buccaneer Cunninghame Graham, but the Boys' familiarity with Whistler's work dates from the early 1880s.
In 1888 the Socialist MP Robert Cunninghame Graham was suspended after the first recorded use of the word "damn" in the Commons Chamber.
En el contexto de esta admiracion e influencia tanto biografica como politica, filosofica y literaria, me propongo explorar un aspecto mas del cosmopolitismo de Borges en la lectura que el escritor argentino hizo de otro viajero de lengua inglesa: Robert Cunninghame Graham (1852-1936).
Cunninghame Graham dated January 31, 1898, approximately one year before Conrad completed the novella, Conrad says: "There is no morality, no knowledge and no hope; there is only the consciousness of ourselves which drives us about a world that whether seen in a convex or a concave mirror is always but a vain and fleeting appearance" (1969, 71).
He misspells the names of Cunninghame Graham, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, Georges Kopp and William Abrahams.