My Video (see below) explores Alasdair Gray's novel Poor Things.
A contemporary grotesque novel that plays on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and other monster narratives.
The book is recommended reading if you are a Gothic Literature enthusiast.
My Article "Alasdair Gray and the Making of a Scottish Grotesque" (1994) was published here.
"Bella and the Beast (and a Few Dragons, Too): Alasdair Gray and the Social Resistance of the Grotesque"
Author(s): Cristie March, : Critique 43.4 (Summer 2002): pp. 323-346.
Dr Ian McCormick is the author of The Art of Connection: the Social Life of Sentences (2013) ...
also available on Kindle, or to download.