He was also an early protagonist of nudism, and opposed to wearing pants.
Indeed, of an earlier protagonist he said, "Mouchette offers evidence of misery and cruelty.
Lauts was an early protagonist of the cause of the South African Voortrekkers and Dutch migration to the new Boer republics.
She is well known as one of the earliest female protagonists in video game history and remains a popular character over a quarter-century after her first appearance.
In fact the hero of "How Late It Was" often comes across as a parody of Mr. Kelman's earlier protagonists.
Its early protagonists were also closely associated with the Co-operative Movement and labour organisations.
Indeed Sabbath is an artist manque, exiled from the "deep, emancipating world of art" that the author's earlier protagonists have cherished.
Much like Mr. Canin's earlier protagonists, who were reluctant to shrug off their diligence and decorum, this novel suffers from a certain lack of passion.
Unfolding between 1845 and 1870, it focuses on two of Guthrie's earlier protagonists and the despoiling of the landscape.