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  Labour looks to local elections as foretaste
The GuardianLabour looks to local elections as foretaste of fortunes in JuneThe GuardianTarry, a councillor in Barking and a political officer for the TSSA union, had been hotly tipped for Alan Johnson's former seat in Hull West, but has not made the final list, rubber-stamped by the NEC on Wednesday, ahead of Thursday's vital local ...England local elections 2017BBC Newsall 1,405 news articles »
Posted on 3 May 2017 | 4:17 pm
  Castle Rock Brewery Turns Forty - LeftLion
LeftLionCastle Rock Brewery Turns FortyLeftLionNottingham's legendary Castle Rock Brewery (formerly Tynemill) celebrates its fortieth birthday this year. We chatted to Managing Director Colin Wilde, and Head of Marketing, Lewis Townsend, about the great local institution – including their pubs and ...
Posted on 2 May 2017 | 1:53 am
  HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO
Broadway WorldHEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017 ...Broadway World... acclaimed productions of Bluebird and Harper Regan (Simon Stephens); Our New Girl (Nancy Harris); The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (Alan Sillitoe, adapted by Roy Williams); The Lieutenant of Inishmore and The Cripple of Inishmaan (Martin ...and more »
Posted on 1 May 2017 | 11:44 am
  Gabriel Hershman – Strolling Player The
Entertainment FocusGabriel Hershman – Strolling Player The Life and Career of Albert Finney reviewEntertainment FocusArguably Finney is best-known as the lead Arthur Seaton in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), but the 'angry young man' of Alan Sillitoe's play was a typecasting niche Finney was keen to avoid. This probably explains why he has also starred ...
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 5:17 am
  Social networks push runners to run further
Nature.comSocial networks push runners to run further and faster than their friendsNature.comIn his 1959 short story The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, the writer Alan Sillitoe used solitary exercise as both a metaphor for life's journey and a literary device to explore the thoughts and feelings of his young and troubled protagonist.
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 8:01 am
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  Today in History - Quincy Herald-Whig |
Today is Saturday, April 25, the 115th day of 2015. There are 250 days left in the year. On April 25, 1945, during World War II, U.S. and Soviet forces linked up on the Elbe (EL'-beh) River, a meeting that dramatized the collapse of Nazi Germany's defenses.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:31 am
  All Day Long: a Portrait of Britain at Work
Joanna Biggs’s fascinating book of case studies – from sex workers to special advisers – looks beyond jobs-boom spin to study the UK’s real working life In 2007, just before the financial crash, I spent a week or two in Nottingham asking men what they did for money . The occasion for the question was the 50th anniversary of the archetypal postwar English working man’s novel, Saturday Night and ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 1:00 am
  Blood Relatives , The Tears of the Rajas and
Ian Caldwell finds religion (again) and more Page File El Reg bookworm Mark Diston looks at literature's latest with a compelling debut novel from Stevan Alcock. The days of empire in India get up close and personal due in no small part to Ferdinand Mount's well-documented family history. And for those with a taste for antiquity, Ian Caldwell's latest gives Dan Brown a run for his money. …
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 3:11 am
  Absolute Recoil and Trouble in Paradise ,
Absolute Recoil and Trouble in Paradise, the latest additions to the Žižekian corpus, are recycled radicalism - and fail to see beyond capitalism's hold.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 4:30 am
  Grammar Wanker: Sleaford Mods 2007‑2014 by
Drug comedowns and fist fights – an angry and uncompromising collection of lyrics. Who else in modern English music is doing anything quite like this? • This article contains language some readers may find offensive Contrary to what you may have heard, rock music is not quite dead. Its foreground is often dominated by people of pensionable age, hot new acts often arrive when they are in their ...
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 4:00 am
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  Interview: Tom Courtenay
Once The Beatles went to New York, everything was different.” He says he preferred making Runner, Tony Richardson’s 1962 film based on Alan Sillitoe’s short story, to Billy Liar. Courtenay played a delinquent who becomes an athletic star in his ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 6:36 am
  Alan Sillitoe: The Bard of Nottingham
In 1958 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning became the first Pan paperback to sell a million copies thanks to the antics of hard drinking, womanising anti-hero Arthur Seaton. In the opening chapter to Alan Sillitoe’s raw portrait of working-class ...
Posted on 25 February 2015 | 8:00 am
  New Nottingham tram to be named after writer
RENOWNED Nottingham writer Alan Sillitoe is to have a tram named after him. The poet and novelist who penned Saturday Night and Sunday Morning will have one of the new Citadis trams dedicated in his honour on Thursday. It comes as Nottingham launches its ...
Posted on 4 November 2014 | 3:15 am
  Lives remembered: Alan Sillitoe and Viscount
David Parsons writes: I was a wireless operator in the RAF from 1952 to 1954 — doing much the same work as Alan Sillitoe (obituary, April 26) and at the same time. One book of Alan Sillitoe’s which was not mentioned in your obituary is The Lost Flying ...
Posted on 4 May 2010 | 4:16 am
  Alan Sillitoe
But the toiler on the assembly line had never spoken up so loudly until Alan Sillitoe, in “Saturday Night and Sunday Morning” (1958), produced Arthur Seaton. Twenty-one-year-old Arthur, between chamfering and drilling to produce 1,400 parts a day at ...
Posted on 28 April 2010 | 10:00 am
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  MartinKnight_: RT @blackwellrare: It's
MartinKnight_: RT @blackwellrare: It's Sa^*^&ay morning, here's an inscribed first editi!~ of Alan Sillitoe's Sa^*^&ay Night and Sunday Morning https://t.…
Posted on 27 May 2017 | 2:35 pm
  mellownella: "All I'm out for is a good
mellownella: "All I'm out for is a good time - all the rest is propaganda." — Alan Sillitoe (Sa&@**ay Night and Sunday Morning)
Posted on 27 May 2017 | 2:35 pm
  janslug: @LibraryThing The Open Door by Alan
janslug: @LibraryThing The Open Door by Alan Sillitoe
Posted on 27 May 2017 | 2:35 pm
  antiqdigitalis: RT @blackwellrare: It's
antiqdigitalis: RT @blackwellrare: It's Sa^!^ay morning, here's an inscribed first editi*! of Alan Sillitoe's Sa^!^ay Night and Sunday Morning https://t.…
Posted on 27 May 2017 | 2:35 pm
  HaggyT: Reading The Saxon Shore Way by Alan
HaggyT: Reading The Sax@ Shore Way by Alan Sillitoe 'To #Faversham' chapter. Alan reaches Uplees & pens a ditty (his imagi… https://t.co/ZZ1wjdM691
Posted on 27 May 2017 | 2:35 pm
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  Open Question: In The Fiddle by Alan
1.How is Jeff's attitude about the coal mines different from his friends? 2.What is the connection between Jeff"s fiddle and his standing in the town? 3.(a)What does the fiddle symbolize?(b) How does this symbol reveal the story's theme? 4.How did people react to Jeffs music? 5.What does Jeff finally do with his fiddle? And for what purpose does he do this?
Posted on 7 December 2015 | 11:55 am
  Resolved Question: Which classic 20th
he's RUNNING / DOING SPORT. I think the author says he can figure out maths problems, homework, etc. I'm pretty sure the character is a student at an American high-school or college and participates on the track and field team. I think the protagonist considers him to be a bit of a jock. I initially thought this may have come from Catcher in the Rye but I cant seem to locate it there. I remember the book being on our highschool reading list (back in the late 90s) so the novel is probably well known. Anyone have any ideas? thanks! thank you Roger could you tell me where in the book i can find the description about the character's mental state while running (solving homework problems, etc) many thanks
Posted on 4 January 2013 | 6:14 am
  Resolved Question: Who wrote The Loneliness
Posted on 3 October 2010 | 8:16 pm
  Resolved Question: Hi people, please i need
there are some texts that i need in spanish or in the portuguese, but i just find this texts in english, and so please, if you know of some site that have this texts in spanish or in portuguese, give the link. The texts is below: A mere Interlude,Thomas Hardy. The little Brother,Mary Mann. Under the Knife,H. G. Wells. The toys of Peace,Saki. Solid Objects,Virginia Woolf. Nuns at Luncheon,Aldous Huxley. On the Edge Of The Cliff,V.S. Pritchett. The destructors,Graham Greene. Enoch's two letters,Alan Sillitoe. Telephone,John Fuller. My Story, John Fuller Please, help me, i need of you very much. A Hug.
Posted on 11 April 2010 | 2:05 pm
  Resolved Question: Who read this
I wanna read "The loneliness of the long-distance runner" by Alan Sillitoe........What do u think about it.....? I'm an Italian student...so if i make some mistakes...correct me.....:-)
Posted on 27 May 2009 | 4:55 am



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