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(gib'on),
A genus of anthropoid apes, Hylobates, of the superfamily Hominoidea.
[Fr.]

gibbon

a long-armed anthropoid ape of the genus Hylobatea.
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(17) Lewis Grassic Gibbon, 'Scottish Scene' (1934), in Smeddum: A Lewis Grassic Gibbon Anthology, ed.
Gunn/'Dane McNeil' and James Leslie Mitchell/'Lewis Grassic Gibbon', would also use pennames, although of less evident Celtic lineage, a point especially true of Gibbon, who disliked what he termed the 'uncivilisable' Kelts.
The drama, based on the 1932 book by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, will see Deyn play farmer's daughter Chris Guthrie.
Film Council in particular--after the org pulled its coin for his adaptation of Scot novelist Lewis Grassic Gibbon's "Sunset Song."
[8] Single motherhood is just one of the many themes shared by Nan Shepherd's The Quarry Wood and Lewis Grassic Gibbon's trilogy, A Scots Quair.
This reprint, originally published in 1954, exemplifies the Modernist bildungsroman, as practiced, to cite other Celtic writers, by James Joyce and Lewis Grassic Gibbon. The Modernist bildungsroman differs from the nineteenth-century paradigm in being more about inner feelings than about the inner self as a unity; it differs from postmodernist versions such as Shyam Selvadurai's Funny Boy in having less of an emphasis on place and identity, and also unafraid of practicing bare realism when the needs of the tale require it.
Lewis Grassic Gibbon's Spartacus, strongly informed by this writer's colonial experiences serving overseas in the British forces in the 1920s, does not merit a mention; instead there is extended discussion of his Sunset Song, which largely, and to no new effect, rehearses the cultural tensions between peasant Aberdeenshire and the incursions of British bourgeois values.
Forster, Wyndham Lewis and Lewis Grassic Gibbon. Chapter 7, 'La etapa final', focuses on Samuel Beckett, Malcolm Lowry and Lawrence Durrell.
And that was quite enough for the small town that' is proud of its ties with Lewis Grassic Gibbon.
Hugh MacDiarmid, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, and Sorley Maclean sought new ways to read the national narrative, an avowal that will surprise none of their readers.
The Scottish shortlist comprises 'But n Ben A-Go-Go' by Mathew Fit, 'A Passion for Scotland' by David Ross and 'Sunset Song' by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, and the Northern Irish list includes 'Eureka Street' by Robert McLiam Wilson, Seamus Dean's 'Reading in the Dark' and Annie McCartney's 'Desire Lines'.
The men that Young writes about -- there are no women here, although Young has written elsewhere about Scottish working-class women -- are exemplars of this tradition, from the Jacobin James Thomson Callender through political activists Keir Hardie and John Maclean, to the writers Lewis Grassic Gibbon and James Barke, to the educationalists A.S.