American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Sinclair, Upton Beall 1878-1968. American writer and reformer. His concern with social justice is apparent in his novels, including The Jungle (1906) and Boston (1928).
- n. A Scottish surname, that of a clan, derived from St Claire to whom their churches were dedicated.
- n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
- n. English electrical engineer who founded a company that introduced many innovative products (born in 1940)
- n. United States writer whose novels argued for social reform (1878-1968)
“The talk by Stewart Home and Iain Sinclair is unconnected to the Childish exhibition, purloining its title from a forthcoming Verso book of urban essays, Restless Cities.”
“Rather than laws dealing with reading matter, there are laws restricting movement and access, something Iain Sinclair is documenting.”
“Kevin Sinclair is the publisher and editor of MusicianHome. com, a site that provides information and articles for musicians at all stages of their development.”
“Finders Keepers, by Linnea Sinclair is another scifi/romance.”
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“If a handful of my ancestors hadn’t managed to escape through a secret tunnel in the dungeons and head for the highest reaches of the mountain, the name Sinclair would have been wiped from the history of the Highlands and long forgotten by now.”
“Clear and Kennedy, like Manaugh, also point to the psychological effects of architecture, which leads on to their consideration of Iain Sinclair and Chris Petit’s film, London Orbital, as a text not only influenced by Ballard but also by the psychogeographical revival that Sinclair is closely associated with.”
“And yet Iain Sinclair, as ever in his long and singular career as an explorer of the capital, is on to something here.”
“Andy Beckett on Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire by Iain Sinclair (avail. in UK only): This is a book of approaching 600 pages about a single London borough.”
“An elderly gent in a bow tie, a youngster by his side, pointedly declared, Sinclair is too radical.”
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